Prawn cocktail sandwiches


You'll need

  Sandwiches 1 red onion, halved and thinly sliced 2 tbsp white wine vinegar 2 small sourdough ficelles, halved, or 1 large sourdough baguette, cut into 4 pieces 12 butter lettuce leaves 20 cooked medium tiger prawns, peeled and cleaned To serve: lemon wedges   Tomato chilli mayonnaise 1 egg yolk 1 tsp Dijon mustard 2/3 cup light olive oil 1 egg tomato, peeled, seeded and finely chopped 2 tsp lemon juice 1 fresh red birdseye chilli, finely chopped

Method

  • 01
  • Combine onion and 1 tsp sea salt in a bowl and mix well, then leave for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, for tomato chilli mayonnaise, process egg yolk and mustard in a small food processor until combined, then, with motor running, add olive oil in a steady stream until thick and emulsified. Add tomato, lemon juice and chilli and process until smooth and combined. Transfer mixture to a small bowl and season to taste.
  • 02
  • Rinse red onion under cold water, then drain and pat dry on absorbent paper. Combine onion and vinegar in a bowl, season to taste with freshly ground black pepper and mix well.
  • 03
  • Cut bread in half horizontally and fill each piece with 3 lettuce leaves and 5 prawns. Top with a little marinated onion, drizzle with tomato chilli mayonnaise and season to taste with a little freshly ground black pepper.

At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people
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At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people

Drink Suggestion

2006 Jacob’s Creek Reserve Rosé.

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