Vuelve a la vida – Mexican prawn cocktail

Try a Mexican twist on prawn cocktail with this refreshing salad.


For the Mexican prawn cocktail
For the salad

Preparation method

  1. Mix the shallots, chilli, oregano, tomatoes, tomato ketchup, orange juice, lime juice, Tabasco sauce and Worcestershire sauce together in a bowl until well combined.

  2. Stir in the prawns and season, to taste, with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

  3. For the salad, crush the garlic, onion and chipotle chilli paste in a pestle and mortar. Add half a teaspoon of orange zest. Slowly stir in the oil, then season, to taste, with salt, vinegar and sugar.

  4. Peel the orange and cut into segments. Slice half of the radishes thinly and cut the remaining radishes into quarters.

  5. Mix the radishes, orange segments, spinach, Little Gem lettuce and hearts of palm together in a bowl. Add a little of the salad dressing and stir until well combined.

  6. Tip the salad onto a serving plate and top with the avocado and flaked almonds. Spoon the prawn cocktail into margarita glasses and top with the avocado and coriander. Serve the salted crackers alongside.

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Saturday Kitchen Best Bites Episode 78 bbc_one Saturday Kitchen Best Bites

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