Prawn cocktail subs

Prawn cocktail subs

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(2 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins No cook


Serves 2
This retro favourite makes a great sandwich filling- use spicy Tabasco and lemon in your cocktail sauce, and serve with a cress and avocado salad

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition per serving

  • kcalories338
  • fat15g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs30g
  • sugars8g
  • fibre3g
  • protein21g
  • salt3.4g
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  • 50g light mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • good splash of Tabasco sauce
  • 200g pack cooked and peeled prawn



    There are thousands of different species of prawn, but tiger, king and North Atlantic are the…

  • 2 soft sub or hot dog roll
  • 1 Little Gem lettuce, shredded
  • finger-length chunk of cucumber, finely chopped
  • ½ avocado, peeled, stoned and finely chopped



    Although it's technically a fruit, the mild-flavoured avocado is used as a vegetable. Native…

  • juice of 1 lemon



    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • small handful of cress
  • small bag of prawn cocktail crisps, to serve

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  1. Mix the mayonnaise and ketchup together. Add the Tabasco and some seasoning, and stir through the prawns. Slice the rolls as you would for a hot dog, and spoon in the prawns.

  2. Mix the avocado with a little lemon juice (to stop it browning), then mix with the lettuce, cucumber, cress and a little more lemon juice. Serve with the subs, some prawn cocktail crisps and extra Tabasco (for those who want it).

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Comments (2)

Frantic Flapjack's picture
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Really good prawn cocktail. Perfect dinner for a hot summer night. Highly recommended.

tyleri's picture

The sauce needed a little extra, so I added some horseradish sauce to give more depth.

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