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Prawn Cocktail

  • 8 Serves
  • 10 minutes

An Aussie Christmas isn’t a Christmas without some prawns!

Everybody loves a prawn cocktail, and this one won’t disappoint. Tossed in wasabi mayonnaise, this will bring a hot peppery bite to your appetiser.
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8 Serves*
24 cooked prawns, peeled and deveined with tails
2 little gem lettuce, quartered
1 avocado, diced
2 tbsp wasabi paste (or to taste)
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 tbsp chives, chopped plus extra for garnish
1 tbsp lemon juice
*Serving size calculator is approximate, feel free to adjust by adding a pinch here and there as needed


  1. Arrange the lettuce, avocado and prawns in individual serving glasses.
  2. To make the dressing, mix the mayonnaise, wasabi, chives, and lemon juice in a small bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Dress the cocktail just before serving, garnish with a sprinkle of extra chives on top.

Easy Swap

For absolute decadence, swap the prawns with moreton bay bugs, scampi or lobster!
And swap wasabi for Siracha or simple tomato sauce if too spicy.


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