Simple seafood platter

Prep: 10 mins No cook

Easy

Serves 4
Raid your local fishmongers for a selection to suit your budget and you have an instant impressive starter

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved

Nutrition: per serving (no bread)

  • kcal448
  • fat32g
  • saturates6g
  • carbs1g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre0g
  • protein38g
  • salt2.89g
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Ingredients

  • about 800g mixed seafood prawns, smoked salmon and gravadlax
    Prawn

    Prawn

    praw-n

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

  • lemon wedges, to serve
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

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

  • brown bread, to serve

For the dill & mustard mayonnaise

  • juice 1 lemon
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

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

  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 150ml good-quality mayonnaise
  • small bunch dill, finely chopped

Method

  1. Whisk the lemon juice with the mustard, then mix into the mayonnaise with the dill. Prepare up to a day ahead and chill.

  2. Lay out the seafood on a platter with lemon wedges and a bowl of the mayonnaise in the middle so everyone can help themselves. Serve with plenty of fresh brown bread.

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Comments (6)

veramcmenamin's picture

i hope to do a seafood platter for starter on Christmas Day as a change from the usual prawn cocktail .....wlil try this one out.....any other suggestions for sauces etc

livingoodfood's picture

made this recipe for girls night in recently just to die for i give it 5 stars. Thank you so much

yurrnae's picture

Occasionally my younger son and I have a "seafood platter" for our meal - at least when he's home from University now, though we've done this off and on for many years.
We usually have smoked salmon, herring in cream sauce (for me), prawns (either plain or in a sort of marie-rose sauce), maybe a tuna mayo (especially if older son is here too).
Put that out nicely on a platter on the table, and add a bowl of salad leaves (dressed or not), a tomato salad and a cucumber salad, and some mixed mayos ( lemon, coarse mustard, tomato puree, whatever).
And have plenty slices of lovely fresh breads, and maybe some oatcakes.

neilst's picture

Easy to prepare, it was a winner with my guests. Cookieboy

moomin's picture
5

I made this as it is,tasted great,a realy good sauce.

Please can you help i love crab but do not know how to prepare it.
what are the (dead mans fingers) and are they poisonus.
Moomin.

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