Prawn and crab

Luxurious prawn and crab cocktail

This classic 1970s starter is easy to make and looks impressive

By , 07 December 2016

(34 votes)

Luxurious prawn and crab cocktail
  • 10 Mins

  • Serves: 10

  • Price: £2.60 per serving

Nutritional Info
Each 122g serving contains
  • Energy

    1016KJ

    243KCAL

    12%
  • Fat

    19.5g

    med

    28%
  • Saturates

    1.5g

    low

    8%
  • Sugars

    1.1g

    low

    1%
  • Salt

    0.73g

    med

    12%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 833kJ/199kcal.
Ingredients
  • 75g prawns, cooked and shelled
  • 500g crab meat
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1tbsp dijon mustard 
  • 500ml rapeseed oil
  • 50ml brandy
  • 1tbsp Worcester sauce 
  • 4tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 4 little gem lettuces, shredded
Method
  • Slowly blitz the egg yolks and mustard in a processor. Keep the processor running and add the oil, pouring it in a thin but steady stream.

  • Tip the mix into a bowl, then whisk in the brandy, Worcestershire sauce and ketchup. Reserve half to use in turkey sandwiches.

  • Fold the crab and prawns into the rest of the mixture, reserving some to garnish. Serve, layering the seafood and lettuce.