Syn Free Prawn Cocktail | Slimming World

An oldie but goodie! This Syn Free Prawn Cocktail is a Slimming World friendly version of the old favourite.

Syn Free Prawn Cocktail

This recipe will easily feed 2 people as a starter, or you could just have the whole thing as a light lunch or add some extra salad for a speedy main meal.

Syn Free Prawn Cocktail

Being a child of the 70s and 80s prawn cocktail was a regular starter on special occasions like Christmas, Easter and birthdays.

The secret’s in the sauce

The classic prawn cocktail or Marie Rose sauce is made up of mayonnaise, tomato and lemon juice. Normally the tomato part would be ketchup, which just adds to the syns.

Syn Free Prawn Cocktail

This seemed like a perfect recipe to use some of the Arla Cherry Tomato & Basil flavoured Quark, so we gave it a go. I think it turned out pretty well!

Another key ingredient for the sauce is acidity, so a bit of white wine vinegar and a squeeze of lemon juice does the trick. We’ve also added some finely chopped pickled gherkin to give the sauce a bit of texture and a bit more acidity.

Syn Free Prawn Cocktail

 

Finally, we need a tiny sprinkling of colour. For this you can use either paprika, or cayenne pepper, which gives the same effect but with a bit more of a kick.

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Syn Free Prawn Cocktail

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Syn Free Prawn Cocktail

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INGREDIENTS
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INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Mix all the ingredients (except the prawns, lettuce, lemon and parsley) together in a bowl. Squeeze in the juice from one of the lemon wedges. Check the seasoning and add a little more black pepper if needed
  2. Arrange the salad leaves on a plate or in a bowl
  3. Stir the prawns into the sauce, then arrange them neatly on each leaf. Spoon over the remaining sauce, then garnish with the cucumber, tomato and lemon wedges and serve

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