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    Seafood cocktail

    The secret to a brilliant seafood cocktail is not only homemade mayonnaise (which is essential), but also chopping all the ingredients evenly and finely so it’s easy to eat. 

    • Preparation time: 20 minutes
    • Cooking time: 0 minutes
    • Total time: 20 minutes 20 minutes

    Serves: 4

    Ingredients

    12 large cooked tiger prawns, shelled

    100g white crab meat

    ½ small cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced

    12 baby plum tomatoes, quartered

    1 little gem lettuce, finely shredded

    1 avocado, finely diced

    paprika, for sprinkling

     

    COCKTAIL SAUCE

    2 heaped tbsp tomato ketchup

    4 heaped tbsp homemade mayonnaise (see recipe overleaf)

    1 vanilla pod, seeds scraped out

    lemon juice, to taste

    1 tsp brandy (optional)

    • few drops Tabasco sauce

    Method

    1. Mix all the ingredients for the cocktail sauce together; season and set aside.

    2. Reserve 4 prawns to garnish, then chop the rest into bite-sized pieces. Mix the crab meat with 1 tbsp cocktail sauce. Assemble the remaining ingredients in 4 glasses or bowls, layering them up as you like, with a little cocktail sauce in between. Garnish each with a whole prawn and sprinkling of paprika.

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    This recipe first appeared in Waitrose Kitchen magazine. myWaitrose members can download the Waitrose Kitchen app edition for FREE. Find out more.

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