Print Comment Send newsitem

Tiger prawns with herb mayo

Summer is all about this type of simple, delicious, messy food and freshly peeled prawns are ideal for picnics

Enlarge

 

Ingredients (Serves 6)

  • 1kg/21⁄2 lb cooked tiger prawns
  • Lemon wedges to serve (optional)

For the herb mayonnaise

  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 300ml/1⁄2 pt olive oil
  • 4 tbsp chopped fresh mixed herbs, such as basil, chives, chervil, dill, and parsley

To make the herb mayonnaise, put the egg yolks, lemon juice, mustard and a little salt and freshly ground black pepper in a food processor and blend briefly until frothy. With the motor running, slowly pour the oil through the feed tube to make a thick, glossy sauce. If it becomes too thick, add a little warm water to thin it.

Add the chopped herbs and blend again until the mayonnaise is a vibrant speckled green. Pack into a glass jar or pot and chill in the fridge.

Pile the prawns into a bowl or container and let everyone help themselves. Serve with a pot of herb mayonnaise and lemon wedges, if liked. Remember to take along plenty of napkins, to wipe messy fingers on.



Share:

More on...

Add comment

Please type the characters that appear on the image in order to send your comment:



  • Please note, all comments are those of readers and do not represent the opinion of Hellomagazine.com
  • Hellomagazine.com reserves the right to remove comments it considers offensive or not relevant
  • Please focus on the topic



Recipe of the day



More Recipes



Your Recipes



Celebrity Chef Interviews




Suggestions