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Scandinavian-inspired prawn cocktail cups recipe

Scandinavian-inspired prawn cocktail cups recipe

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Build your own prawn-cocktail cup for a delicious retro starter that is perfect for a dinner party. The creamy filling is seasoned with fresh lemon zest and dill and takes only 10 minutes to arrange. See method

  • Serves 6
  • Takes 10 mins
  • 62 calories / serving
  • Gluten-free


  • 150g pack cooked and peeled king prawns
  • 100g soured cream
  • ½ red onion, finely chopped
  • ½ lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1 tsp creamed horseradish
  • 10g fresh dill, fronds finely chopped, plus extra fronds to serv
  • 1 Little Gem lettuce, leaves separated (about 8)
If you don't have sour cream, use crème fraîche or yogurt

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    4g 5%
  • Saturates

    2g 11%
  • Sugars

    1g 2%
  • Salt

    0.2g 3%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 1.8g Protein 5.4g Fibre 0.4g


  1. In a bowl, mix everything together, apart from the lettuce leaves. Season to taste.
  2. Spoon into the lettuce leaves and sprinkle with extra dill and a grinding of black pepper.

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