A simple but elegant prawn starter with ripe avocado and a homemade mustard dip. Cook the prawns well in advance to get a head start; it's also best served chilled.


Recipe Summary

20 mins
20 mins
8 servings


Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Combine egg yolk, 1 teaspoon sunflower oil, and Dijon mustard in a bowl; whisk until smooth. Pour in remaining oil gradually, continuing to whisk, until sauce is smooth. Season with salt and pepper.

  • Arrange avocado slices in the center of a serving platter. Scatter prawns around the avocados. Pour sauce over avocado.


Editor's Note:

This recipe contains raw egg. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly, and the infirm do not consume raw egg. Learn more about egg safety from our article, How to Make Your Eggs Safe.

Nutrition Facts

104 calories; protein 9.1g 18% DV; carbohydrates 0.5g; fat 7.1g 11% DV; cholesterol 107.5mg 36% DV; sodium 161.3mg 7% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 4 stars
This was quite tasty! Prawn is not available in my area so I used colossal shrimp. The sauce is really good and compliments the dish nicely. I did think it lacked a little zing so I added some crushed red chili flakes and that did the trick. This is one that is sure to impress your guests. Read More