Prawn and Potato Cocktail

Prawn and Potato Cocktail


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A different take on prawn cocktail but so good. You can serve this on little butter lettuce leaves which you roll up like a taco.

Elisabeth Glachant

Serves: 4 

  • 600g new potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 small red chilli, seeded and diced
  • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, crushed
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 large avocado, peeled and cubed
  • 400g prawns, peeled and cooked
  • juice of 2 limes

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Bring a saucepan of water to the boil and blanch the potatoes about 8 minutes or until they are tender but not mushy. Drain.
  2. Heat the vegetable oil in a frypan. Fry the onion 3 minutes then add garlic, chilli, coriander and cumin. Fry one more minute then add the potatoes and salt to taste. Saute about 5 minutes. Place in a bowl and let cool.
  3. When cool, add the avocado and prawns. Add the lime juice and mix gently. Chill and serve!

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