Prawn and Basil Pâté

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Appears in
Darina Allen's Simply Delicious Suppers

By Darina Allen

Published 2001

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This delicious pâté is particularly good for using up a few leftovers or soft prawns.


  • 225 g cooked, peeled prawns or shrimps
  • 50 ml olive oil
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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 675