Prawn Rarebits


Preparation info

  • Serves


    as Bites
    • Difficulty


Appears in

Keeping it Simple

Keeping it Simple

By Gary Rhodes

Published 2005

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This cheese sauce is instantly created with cream and can also be used to top chicken breasts, baked potatoes or even to make a quick lobster thermidor. Just replace the Worcester sauce with lemon juice, spoon over the cooked lobster and brown under the grill.


  • 4-6 thick slices of French bread
  • melted butter, for brushing
  • 1 teaspoon English mustard


  • Preheat the grill. Brush both sides of each bread slice with butter and toast the top and bottom to a golden brown under the grill.
  • In a large bowl, stir the mustard and Worcester sauce into the cream. Extra mustard can be added for a stronger taste. Loosely fold in the cheese and prawns, then spoon the mixture on to the toasts.
  • Place under the grill, n