Saturday, May 24, 2008

Prawn Cocktail

Prawn cocktail
serves 4

4 tablespoons mayonnaise
4 tablespoons single cream
2 teaspoons tomato purée
2 teaspoons lemon juice
dash of Worcestershire sauce
dash of dry sherry
salt and ground black pepper
225g/8oz peeled and deveined
cooked prawns
a few lettuce leaves, shredded
lemon slices, to garnish

• Put the mayonnaise, cream, tomato purée, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce and sherry in a small bowl, and mix together. Season with salt and pepper.
• Add the prawns and stir well until the prawns are coated.
• To serve, put the shredded lettuce in the bottom of four glasses, and top with the prawn mixture. Garnish each prawn cocktail with lemon slices, and serve cold.

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