Prawn and avocado cocktail in an avocado skin

This prawn and avocado cocktail recipe uses prawns and avocado and is served in an avocado skin.  If looking for recipes for prawn cocktail, this prawn avocado is great served with triangles of brown bread and butter.


Getting everything ready


  1. Knap a little marie rose sauce into the bottom of an avocado skin.  Use the lettuce to make a nest for the avocado skins to sit on.
  2. Drain off any excess lemon juice from the avocado and divide the avocado balls between the avocado skins.
  3. Carefully add the king prawns to the avocado skins.
  4. Knap over the remaining marie rose sauce and dust the prawn cocktail with a sprinkling of paprika pepper.
  5. Serve the prawn and avocado cocktail with a neat wedge of lemon.

Prawn cocktail – hints and tips

It is nice to serve this prawn and avocado cocktail recipe with triangles of brown bread and butter.

Try not to ball the avocado too early, as it has a tendency to discolour in the air.  The lemon juice should hopefully stop this happening too quickly.


Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Serves: 4
  • 400g king prawns
  • 1 large little gem lettuce
  • 2 medium sized tomatoes
  • 40g cucumber
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • Marie Rose sauce
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Paprika pepper, to garnish


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