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Prawn Cocktail

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
lb prawns, peeled and cooked
Juice from 1-2 lemons
1
medium red onion, cut into thin strips
1/2
cup green pepper, finely chopped
1/2
cup finely chopped red bell pepper
1
tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro
1/4
cup olive oil
1
teaspoon sriracha sauce, optional
Salt and pepper to taste

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No nutrition information available for this recipe

Expert Tips

You can use 1 or 2 minced jalapeños instead of the salt. You can also add avocado if you like.

If you’ve never tried a prawn cocktail, but love seafood, then this is a great opportunity for you to try it out. It’s easy to prepare since you can find precooked prawn, but you can also prepare fresh prawns by boiling them for 1 or 2 minutes. Prawns are crustacean that have flavor and texture similar to shrimp or lobster. You can prepare them in garlic, with rice, grilled or in a salad.

You can add other kinds of seafood, but they should be cooked if you buy the prawns cooked. If they’re raw, simply dice them and add them to the mixture.

Directions

  • 1 Add the prawns and onion to a large container. Squeeze the lemon juice out of the lemons and pour of the prawns and onions, let marinate for 1 hour.
  • 2 In the meantime, prepare the rest of the ingredients and have them ready to go when the prawns are done.
  • 3 After the prawns have marinated for an hour, mix the ingredients together and season with the spicy sauce, salt and pepper. Let sit in the fridge for an hour or until you’re ready to serve.

If you’ve never tried a prawn cocktail, but love seafood, then this is a great opportunity for you to try it out. It’s easy to prepare since you can find precooked prawn, but you can also prepare fresh prawns by boiling them for 1 or 2 minutes. Prawns are crustacean that have flavor and texture similar to shrimp or lobster. You can prepare them in garlic, with rice, grilled or in a salad.

Rate and Comment

Jeannette Quinones Jeannette Quinones
September 23, 2015

If you’ve never tried a prawn cocktail, but love seafood, then this is a great opportunity for you to try it out. It’s easy to prepare since you can find precooked prawn, but you can also prepare fresh prawns by boiling them for 1 or 2 minutes. Prawns are crustacean that have flavor and texture similar to shrimp or lobster. You can prepare them in garlic, with rice, grilled or in a salad.