Prawns on Brown Bread with Mayonnaise

Preparation info

  • Difficulty

    Easy

  • Serves

    4

Appears in

Simply Delicious 2

Simply Delicious 2

By Darina Allen

Published 1990

  • About

Don’t dismiss this very simple starter. Prawns are wonderful served on good, fresh bread with a home-made Mayonnaise.

Ingredients

  • 6 ozs (170 g) freshly cooked prawns or shrimps
  • 4–8 leaves butterhead or oakleaf or lollo rosso lettuce
  • 3–4 tablesp. home-made Mayonnaise
  • 4 slices of buttered Ballymaloe brown yeast bread (Simply Delicious)

Garnish

  • sprigs of watercress, flat parsley, fennel or garden cress
  • 4 segments of lemon

Method

Put a slice of buttered bread on a plate, arrange 1 or 2 lettuce leaves on top and place 5–6 fat, freshly cooked prawns on the lettuce. Pipe a coil of home-made Mayonnaise on the prawns. Garnish with lemon wedges and sprigs of watercress, flat parsley, fennel or garden cress.

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