Prawn and Basil Pâté

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Simply Delicious 2

Simply Delicious 2

By Darina Allen

Published 1990

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This delicious little pâté is particularly good for using up a few left-overs or soft prawns.


  • 8 ozs (225 g/ cups) cooked, peeled prawns or shrimps


Put all the ingredients into a food processor and whizz for a few seconds until they form a paste. Taste for seasoning; it may be necessary to add salt. Pack the mixture into little pots or a terrine. Seal with Clarified Butter. Serve chilled with hot, thin toast.

If you are using freshly boiled prawn tails in the shell, allow