Prawn Cocktail Sarnie

Like flares, perms and glitter balls, the prawn cocktail is a Seventies icon but it has stood the test of time as the ultimate sandwich.

Key Details

  • Serves: 3 sandwiches
  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients

  • 3 heaped tbsp mayonnaise 
  • 2 heaped tbsp tomato ketchup 
  • ½ tsp horseradish
  • 7 drops Worcestershire sauce 
  • 6 drops tabasco
  • ¼ lemon, juice of
  • pinch of paprika 
  • splash of brandy
  • 300g peeled and cooked jumbo king prawns 
  • 1 baby gem lettuce
  • 6 slices of seeded bread (or whatever is your preference) 

  • 3 heaped tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 heaped tbsp tomato ketchup
  • ½ tsp horseradish
  • 7 drops Worcestershire sauce
  • 6 drops tabasco
  • ¼ lemon, juice of
  • pinch of paprika
  • splash of brandy
  • 300g peeled and cooked jumbo king prawns
  • 1 baby gem lettuce
  • 6 slices of seeded bread (or whatever is your preference)

Mix your mayo, ketchup, horseradish, Worcestershire sauce, tabasco, lemon juice, paprika and brandy. Give it a taste and add a touch of salt and white pepper for seasoning!

Dice up two-thirds of your prawns and add to the sauce along with the prawns you’ve kept whole and give everything a mix.

I don’t butter my bread for a prawn cocktail sarnie, I go straight on with some fresh, crunchy baby gem lettuce and a generous serving of prawn mayo and pop the second slice of bread on top. Voila!

 

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