Prawn cocktail (2)

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An old favourite from the days of the Hostess Trolley 😸

Prawn cocktail (2)
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:299
Ready in:10 minutes
Prep. time:10 minutes
Cook time:None
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:15th October 2012

Best recipe review

Abigail's Party, anyone?


This is a proper prawn cocktail - no messing about. Thanks Julia!

Paul R Smith


Printable 🖨 shopping 🛒 list & 👩‍🍳 method for this recipe


  1. Line 4 bowls or dishes with the cabbage and lettuce mixture.
  2. Sprinkle the onion and cucumber over the top.
  3. Make the Marie Rose sauce by thoroughly mixing the mayonnaise, tomato ketchup, Tabasco and brandy.
  4. Spoon over the prawns and sprinkle the Cayenne pepper over the top,
  5. Garnish with a lemon slice and serve.

Serving suggestions

This is traditionally served with thin slices of wholemeal bread and butter.

Recipe source

  • Adapted from a recipe in The Prawn Cocktail Years by Simon Hopkinson and Lindsey Bareham ISBN 0718149807

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