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Prawn Cocktail with Verjuice Mayonnaise

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Step 1: Place the Verjuice into an 18-centimetre saucepan. Place over medium heat and bring to a simmer with the sprigs of herbs.

Step 2: Poach the prawns in their shells in the Verjuice.

Step 3: When cooked, take the prawns out of the poaching liquid and allow to cool.

Step 4: Make the Verjuice mayonnaise as per instructions.

Step 5: Peel and de-vein the prawns.

Step 6: Place lettuce in the bottom of the serving glass.

Step 7: Add a good dollop of Verjuice mayonnaise, top with the prawns, drizzle with Extra Virgin Olive Oil and garnish with herbs and a wedge of lemon.

Step 8: Serve immediately.


  1. You'll need to make: 1 batch Verjuice Mayonnaise
  2. 70g 1/2 lemon cut into wedges for garnish
  3. 120g 2 cups iceberg lettuce shredded
  4. 400g 6 to 8 green king prawns
  5. 180ml 3/4 cup Verjuice

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