Peter Evans takes a look at some old favourites, think Steak Diane, Prawn Cocktails and Oysters Kilpatrick. The legendary prawn cocktail generally consisted of shredded iceberg lettuce, cocktail sauce and a fan of avocado on the side. Pete shows that in the kitchen what goes around comes around but with a twist, and puts a modern spin on the classic prawn cocktail.


  • Prawns

  • 4 cooked Prawns de-veined & shelled

  • 0.5 cubed Avocado

  • 1 diced overn dried Tomato

  • 1 teaspoon Lemon Juice

  • 1 teaspoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  • 1 teaspoon chopped Coriander

  • 1 teaspoon diced Spanish Onion

  • Salt

  • Pepper

  • Basil oil

  • basil leaf

  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  • Chilli oil

  • 0.5 Capsicum

  • 1 Chilli

  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil


  • Prawns:

  • 1.

    Mix the avocado, tomato, lemon juice, coriander, olive oil and onion in a bowl and place into a biscuit cutter on the centre of a plate.

  • 2.

    Place the basil and chilli oils around the avocado.

  • 3.

    Place the prawns onto the avocado and garnish with a sprig of coriander.

  • Basil oil:

  • 1.

    Add enough oil to the basil in a blender until it turns to a sauce consistency

  • Chilli oil:

  • 1.

    Add enough oil to the chilli and capsicum in a blender until it turns to a sauce consistency

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Posted by Andrea113Report
This is a winner. Very effective, I'm about to do it for the third time.
Posted by Suzy369Report
Love the fresh flavours
Posted by BG62Report
Too many flavours in one small dish.
Posted by CS23Report
Looks impressive. Will definitely make this, maybe as an entree on Christmas Day