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Mango and Lime Prawn Cocktails with Sesame Seeds on Ice

The classic prawn cocktail with some extra summer ingredients like fresh mango. No heating or cooking, a little bit of prep and chill before having friends over. Please remember to add 2 hours chill time.

Mango and lime prawn cocktails with sesame seeds on ice
Prep Time15 minsTotal Time15 mins


 2 mangos cut into cheeks, peeled and thinly sliced
 Juice and finely grated rind of 1 lime, plus wedges to serve
 2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
 ¼ iceberg lettuce, cut into 6 wedges
 18 large cooked Australian prawns, peeled, deveined, tails intact
 sesame seeds and torn mint, to serve
Cocktail Dressing
 ½ cup mayonnaise
 1 tbsp tomato ketchup
 1 tbsp crème fraîche
 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
 1 tsp finely grated horseradish
 Tabasco, to taste
 1 tsp lime juice


For cocktail dressing:

Whisk ingredients in a bowl, season to taste and refrigerate.

To make the prawn cocktails:

Combine mango, lime juice and rind in a bowl, season to taste and refrigerate to chill for 2 hours.


Add olive oil and toss gently.


Divide lettuce and mango among bowls, top with prawns, drizzle with dressing, scatter with sesame seeds and mint, and serve with lime wedges.

Serves 4.

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