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Enjoy a prawn cocktail with avocados

Enjoy a prawn cocktail with avocados

These are always popular! Just cut those buttery, delicious avocados in half and fill with the ingredients you use to make a prawn cocktail your family will love. 

Serves: 4


  • 16 cooked tiger prawns, peeled and deveined 
  • 2 avocados 
  • 4 lettuce leaves, thinly sliced 
  • 1⁄4 cup (60g) cocktail sauce 


  1. Cut the avocados in half and discard the pit.
  2. Scoop half the avocado out, adding the flesh to a bowl, to create a larger round.
  3. Scatter the lettuce evenly across each avocado half and top each with 4 prawns.
  4. Season and mash the avocado. 5. Spoon across each before serving with a dollop of complementary seafood sauce. 

Optional: To make your own seafood sauce, simply mix 1⁄4 cup (60ml) cream with 2 tablespoons (30g) tomato sauce, a splash of Worcestershire sauce and drop of tabasco. Season to taste. 

Recipes by 4Ingredients for Australian Avocados.