“What to give your mum for her birthday when she tells you not to get her a gift (because you are kind of between jobs and aren’t exactly swimming in money)? Well me being me, I told her I was going to cook her dinner instead then and wasn’t going to take no for an...”
What to give your mum for her birthday when she tells you not to get her a gift (because you are kind of between jobs and aren’t exactly swimming in money)?
Well me being me, I told her I was going to cook her dinner instead then and wasn’t going to take no for an answer. Little did she know I had the idea of a 3 course meal up my hand!
I trawled through the Taste website for ideas. Finally I decided on a prawn cocktail recipe. I’m not sure why I chose this recipe from all the others, but it doesn’t matter because it was a huge winner!
I slightly altered the recipe and added some avocado slices.
The dressing is delicious, I had no idea that orange juice and Dijon mustard went so well together! Keeping this recipe on hand to impress!
2 tbs fresh orange juice
2 tbs extra virgin olive oil
1 tbs white wine vinegar
1 tbs Dijon mustard
1 tbs chopped fresh chives
36 large cooked prawns, peeled leaving tails intact
1 treviso lettuce, hard core removed,finely shredded
1. Whisk together the orange juice, oil, vinegar, mustard and chives in a jug. Taste and season with salt and pepper.
2. Place the prawns in a large bowl. Pour over the dressing and toss until well combined.
3. Divide the treviso among serving glasses. Top with the prawn mixture to serve.
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