Prawn Cocktail
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Prawn Cocktail

A Classic and timeless seafood appetizer
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Prawn Cocktail
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Resting time 2 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 206kcal
Author Authentic Italian Cuisine
Cost $25


  • 20 Fresh Prawns
  • 60 gr. Lettuce Iceberg

For the Sauce

  • 200 gr. Mayonnaise
  • 3 Tbsp Ketchup
  • 1 Tbsp Mustard Mild
  • 1 Tsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Cognac or Brandy


  • To prepare the prawn cocktail, let's start to clean the prawns.
  • Remove the heads and peel the shells.
  • Using a sharp knife make a cut along the back of the prawn and remove the black vein.
  • Wash the prawns under running water.
  • Cook them for no more than one minute in boiling water.
  • Prepare the cocktail sauce.
  • Place all the ingredients in a bowl and stir well to obtain a nice pink sauce.
  • Cut the lettuce into stripes.
  • Now you have everything ready.
  • In four cocktail glass or another container if you prefer, place the lettuce stripes and dress with 3 - 4 Tbsp of pink sauce.
  • Add five prawns on each glass
  • Cover them with pink sauce
  • Decorate with slices of lemon and cherry tomatoes halved