Spanish Style Prawn Cocktail

An excellent prawn recipe by Chef Adam, this Spanish Style Prawn Cocktail serves four and is especially delicious if you make it with our sustainable prawns.

  • Dish Type: Recipe
  • Serves: 2
  • Preparation time: 10 mins
  • Cooking time: 20 mins
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Cuisine type: Spanish


200g cooked peeled large prawns 125g handpicked white crab meat 2 little gem lettuce (outer leaves discarded) 2 tomatoes (skinned, seeded & diced) 1 small carrot 1 tbsp aged balsamic vinegar Pinch of smoked paprika

For Cocktail Dressing:

150g mayonnaise 1 1/2 tbsp tomato ketchup 3 tbsp double cream 3/4 tbsp lemon juice Pinch of salt


  • Crustacea
  • Shellfish
  • Milk


1 For the cocktail dressing, put the mayonnaise, tomato ketchup, double cream, lemon juice and mix together well until smooth. Season to taste with salt. 2 Separate the lettuce leaves, wash and dry well. Cut the carrot into 2 shorter pieces and finely shred on a mandolin or coarsely grate. 3 Finely shred the lettuce leaves, mix with the carrot and divide between plates. 4 Set aside 12 of the prawns and cut the remainder into slices 5mm thick. 5 Stir them into the cocktail sauce with the crab meat and chopped tomatoes and spoon into the centre of the salad. 6 Arrange whole prawns on top and drizzle balsamic vinegar over and add a sprinkle of smoked paprika.

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Nutrition per serving

  • Per Serving 173kcal / 717kj
  • Fat 14.3g
  • Saturates 2.4g
  • Carbs 2.5g
  • Sugars 2.4g
  • Protein 8.2g
  • Salt 0.58g