Poached Prawn Cocktail#FishFriday

This one is so easy, creamy, delicious. A perfect party appetizer.

150 Grams Large Prawns
3 Cups Water
A Sprig Curry leaves
½ Teaspoon Red Chilly powder
1 Cup Ice Cubes 

For the Dressing :
½ Cup Mayonnaise
1 Teaspoon Mustard Sauce
2 Teaspoons Tomato sauce
½ Teaspoon Honey
¼ Cup Chopped Parsley / Coriander Leaves

2 - 3 Prawns - chopped
To Serve
4 - 5 Lettuce leaves -  torn

Chopped Parsley / Coriander Leaves

To Poach the Prawns
In a large pan pour the water add the curry leaves, red chilly powder and salt bring this to rolling boil . Add prawns, let it boil till the prawns just start to turn pink. Take off flame, let the prawns stand in this water for a minute. 
Place ice cubes in a tray or bowl place the prawns on the ice to stop it from cooking and they are cooled completely. 
For the Dressing 
Mix all the above and add more as per taste.
Mix the dressing, chopped lettuce and chopped prawns 
Fill the bottom of the glass/serving bowl with rough torn lettuce. 

Then the prawn dressing and finish off with a lettuce & prawn garnish with chopped parsley or coriander Leaves.
 Chill in refrigerator until serving
Labels: Shrimp, Prawns, Cocktail, Appetizer, Fish Friday, Delicious, Poached, Seafood/Fish
Sneha's Recipe
Sneha's Recipe

Happy Home-maker and culinary enthusiast.


  1. A Classic. You can never, ever go wrong with shrimp cocktail. So easy and so elegant.

  2. I ADORE prawn cocktail with the classic pink sauce! Yours looks perfect, Sneha.

  3. That looks so flavorful and delicious!!

  4. What a luxurious looking shrimp dish. I want to reach into my screen.

  5. I love this kind of shrimp around the holidays.