Prawns in Cocktail Sauce

This recipe comes from a cookbook by Andy Gravette and Debbie Cook, Traditional Irish Cooking:  The Fare of Old Ireland and Its History.  The recipe also works well with either crabs or lobster.

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon tomato ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 pound cooked and peeled shrimp
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • lime wedges, for serving

Instructions

In a bowl, combine the mayonnaise, cream, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, and lime juice. Mix until smooth.

Pour the sauce over the shrimp, sprinkle with paprika and cayenne, and serve with the lime wedges.

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