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Prawns with Herby Mayo and Gem Lettuce

This simple, fast and fresh prawn dish is perfect for a picnic or light meal for two during those warm summer months.

Prep Time

    •    Prep and cook time: 15 minutes
    •    Yield: Serves 2


    •    10 gem lettuce leaves
    •    2 tsps chopped chives
    •    1 apple, cut into matchsticks
    •    1/2 tsp smoked paprika (pimenton)
    •    1 tbsp flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
    •    juice and finely grated zest of 1/2 a lime
    •    2 tsps capers, rinsed, drained, chopped
    •    1/3 cup (about 100g) whole-egg mayonnaise
    •    10 cooked prawns, peeled (tails intact), deveined


  1. Arrange lettuce on a platter.
  2. Place the mayonnaise, parsley, capers and chives in a bowl and stir to combine. Season.
  3. Dollop into lettuce and top with apple and prawns.
  4. Drizzle over lime juice and sprinkle with zest and paprika to serve.

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