Classic Prawn Cocktail Salad

Nutrient Per 100g Per Serving % GDA Traffic  Lights
Energy (kcal) 67 195 10 N/A
Fat (g) 2.7 7.9 11 Low
Sat Fat (g) 0.3 0.8 4 Low 
Sugar (g)  3.4 10 11 Low
Salt (g) 0.87 2.54 42 High

 Serves: 2

 Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

  • ½ Iceberg Lettuce, shredded (250g)
  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley
  • 1 tbsp tomato ketchup (50g)
  • 1 tbsp low fat mayonnaise (50g)
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2-3 dashes Tabasco sauce to taste
  • 200g cooked peeled prawns, defrosted if frozen
  • Pinch of smoked paprika


  1. Toss the iceberg and parsley together and place ⅔ in the base of 2 glass serving dishes. Dry the prawns on a few sheets of kitchen roll.

  2. Mix together the ketchup, mayonnaise, Worcestershire and Tabasco sauces then stir in the prawns.

  3. Spoon the prawn mixture into the serving dishes and top with the remaining lettuce. Finish with a sprinkle with smoked paprika. Serve immediately.

    Cook Tips

    Try replacing the iceberg with shredded round lettuce and use tiger prawns with a little harissa paste for extra spice. Serve in 4 wine glasses for the classic 1970’s starter.

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