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  • Quick
  • Easy
  • Serves 4
  • 25 mins prep
  • 5 mins cook

Retro prawn salad

Retro prawn salad

Who doesn’t love an old fashioned prawn salad? You can buy aioli and mayonnaise at your local supermarket and frozen prawns are much more affordable these days.


Retro prawn salad

  • 25 g butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 32 prawns, tails on and defrosted
  • 1 tsp lemon pepper
  • 1 tsp celery salt
  • 2 tsp good-quality mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp aioli
  • 1/2 cup telegraph cucumber, chopped and with skin on
  • 8 medium-sized cos lettuce leaves
  • 1 avocado, chopped
  • 1 spring onion, finely chopped and for garnish
  • lemon wedges to serve


  1. Melt butter over a medium heat, add garlic and saute for 1 minute.
  2. Add prawns, lemon pepper and celery salt. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes, remove from heat and cool in a bowl on the bench.
  3. Add mayonnaise, aioli and cucumber to prawns. Chill for 10 to 15 minutes.
  4. Serve with cos lettuce and avocado. Garnish with spring onion and a lemon wedge.


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