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English Prawn club sandwich

Yields1 ServingPrep Time15 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time25 mins

A delicious twist to a classic! This recipe is part of our "Around-the-world prawn sandwich" series.

English prawn club sandwich

 150 g good quality mayonnaise
 ½ tsp smoked paprika
 Finely grated rind and juice of ½ lemon
 1 tbsp olive oil
 8 bacon rashers, rind removed
 12 green Australian prawns, peeled and cleaned
 12 slices wholemeal and white bread
 2 ripe tomatoes, sliced
 6 baby cos leaves, shredded
 Potato crisps, to serve

Stir mayonnaise, paprika, lemon rind and juice in a bowl to combine and season to taste.


Heat oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat, add bacon and fry, turning occasionally, until browned and crisp (1-2 minutes), transfer to a tray lined with paper towels.


Add prawns to the pan and fry, turning occasionally until cooked through (2-3 minutes).


Spread 8 slices of bread with mayonnaise.


Arrange prawns over 4 slices, season to taste, then top with a second slice of bread.


Arrange bacon, tomato and lettuce on top, season to taste and sandwich with remaining bread. Secure with toothpicks, cut each sandwich in half and serve with chips.

Serves 4.