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Open prawn sandwich with chilli mayonnaise, pesto and cucumber

Work from home never tasted so good. This open Australian prawn sandwich with chilli, mayo, pesto and cucumber hits the spot just around midday. Step away from the zoom meeting, and enjoy a moment to yourself - with plenty of lean protein and omega 3's for a working brain.

Open prawn sandwich with chilli mayo, pesto and cucumber
Prep Time15 minsTotal Time15 mins


 4 thick slices sourdough bread, toaste
 1 butter lettuce, leaves separated and rinsed
 2 Lebanese cucumber, cut into ribbons
 24 cooked Australian prawns, peeled and deveined
 Store bought pesto and baby basil to serve
Chilli Mayonnaise
 2 tbsp sriracha
 ½ cup mayonnaise
 1 tbsp lime juice


To make the chilli mayonnaise:

Place the sriracha, mayonnaise and lime juice in a bowl and mix to combine.

To make the sandwich:

Spread chilli mayo generously over the toasted sourdough.


Top with lettuce, cucumber and prawns. Drizzle with pesto and sprinkle with baby basil to serve.

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