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Cucumber and Prawn Salad      CD  HD   15mins

Serves 4     Cold   Shellfish   Seafood   Hors d'oeuvre    Appetizer  Starter



225g/8oz Prawns, peeled

1 Cucumber

2 tbsp Lemon Juice

150ml/5 fl.oz. Mayonnaise

2 tbsp Tomato Ketchup

5 tbsp Double Cream

3 tbsp Green Capsicum, diced

Salt and Pepper

A dash of Tabasco Sauce

2 tbsp Fresh Parsley, chopped




1. Peel the cucumber, cut in half lengthways. Using a small spoon, scoop out and discard the seeds. Cut the seeded cucumber into chunks about 25 mm/1 inch thick, then cut each slice lengthways again into 6 mm/ inch strips.


2. Sprinkle the strips with salt and lemon juice and chill in the refrigerator for 10- 15 minutes.


3. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine the mayonnaise, ketchup and cream and blend thoroughly.


4. Stir in the diced green pepper, prawns and drained cucumber slices and toss. Season to taste with salt, freshly ground black pepper and Tabasco.


5. Pile the salad on to a serving plate, sprinkle over the parsley and serve as a starter.



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