Prawn cocktail recipes

Prawn cocktail recipes

17 Recipes

Go retro with a prawn cocktail. This classic 70s dish has stood the test of time and makes a crowd-pleasing starter at Christmas or at a dinner party. 

Classic prawn cocktail

4.473685

(19 ratings)

This classic retro starter packed with juicy prawns will never go out of fashion
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Open prawn cocktail sandwich

5

(5 ratings)

A lighter version of the classic prawn cocktail, treat yourself to this satisfying yet low-fat lunch
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Prawn cocktail squares

5

(3 ratings)

Banish the glassware and serve your prawn cocktails in one stylish, bite-size go
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Prawn & scallop 'coctel'

4.333335

(3 ratings)

This light, spicy Mexican-style starter is great for kick-starting your tastebuds
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Prawn cocktail cups

5

(2 ratings)

These retro starters can be made an hour in advance and handed round with drinks before dinner
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Bloody Mary pepper prawns

5

(1 rating)

Take the ingredients of the classic cocktail - Tabasco, pepper, tomato and vodka - and use to flavour sizzling shellfish
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Cantabrian prawn cocktail

5

(3 ratings)

King prawns and crabmeat pair beautifully in this Spanish seafood starter, with a zesty mayonnaise dressing
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Crab cocktail

4

(1 rating)

Swap prawn and iceberg lettuce for crabmeat, crunchy raw fennel and avocado, topped with classic Marie Rose sauce
  • 20 mins
  • More effort

Prawn & crab cocktail lettuce cups

4

(2 ratings)

Serve seafood on a sharing platter and let everyone build their own little prawn cocktail bites for a perfect dinner party starter or canapé
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Mini prawn cocktails

0

(0 ratings)

A fresh take on a classic seafood and marie rose starter, this version has sweet petit pois and crunchy radish
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Prawn & fennel cocktail

0

(0 ratings)

Try this elaborate looking cocktail which will add a touch of class to your dinner party
  • 22 mins
  • More effort
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