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Poached king prawns and tomato mayonnaise

You'll need

6 large uncooked king prawns (about 125gm each; see note) 200 ml thick mayonnaise 30 gm tomato paste Juice and finely grated rind of 1 lemon To serve: extra-virgin olive oil


  • 01
  • Cook prawns in a large saucepan of simmering salted water until pink (2 minutes), drain and cool (5-10 minutes), then peel, leaving tails intact, and devein.
  • 02
  • Whisk mayonnaise and tomato paste in a bowl, season to taste and refrigerate until required.
  • 03
  • Combine lemon juice and rind with extra-virgin olive oil, drizzle dressing over prawns and serve with tomato mayonnaise on the side.
Note If large prawns are unavailable, use 12 x 60gm prawns, cooking them for a minute less.

At A Glance

  • Serves 6 people
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At A Glance

  • Serves 6 people

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Jan 2015

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