Prawn Mayonnaise

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Appears in
Max’s Sandwich Book

By Max Halley and Ben Benton

Published 2018

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What could be a more necessary weapon in your sandwich armoury than a failsafe prawn mayonnaise recipe? We’re not trying to be clever with this one. Prawns, mayo, and not much else. But, in between some soft white bread with the crunch of shredded gem lettuce, well, heaven is a place on earth.


  • 150 g cooked and peeled prawns
  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise (buy Hellmann’s)


Find a bowl, any bowl, and combine all the ingredients save the lettuce. Mix well and taste with your little finger. Adjust the salt, acid and heat according to your own personal preference.

Find some soft, fresh bread, butter said bread, cover with as much prawn mayonnaise as is polite, top with shredded lettuce, close the sandwich and beam with delight.

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