Prawn and Avocado Cocktail in an Avocado Skin Recipe Video

This prawn cocktail recipe uses prawns and avocado and is served in an avocado skin. If looking for recipes for prawn cocktail, this prawn avocado is great served with triangles of brown bread and butter.


Preparation Time40 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 King prawns400 Gram
 Little gem lettuce1 Large, washed, dried and finely shred
 Tomatoes2 Medium, concassed and flesh into fine dice
 Cucumber40 Gram, peeled, de-seeded and diced
 Avocado1 Medium, ripe, cut half lengthways and stone removed
 Marie rose sauce1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Lemon1 Medium, cut into quarters lengthways
 Lemon juice2 Tablespoon
 Paprika pepper1 Teaspoon (to garnish, use as desired)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 462 Calories from Fat 183

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g32.7%

Saturated Fat 4.4 g21.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 199.9 mg

Sodium 3054.7 mg127.3%

Total Carbohydrates 46 g15.2%

Dietary Fiber 10.3 g41.1%

Sugars 18.4 g

Protein 27 g53.1%

Vitamin A 223.9% Vitamin C 99.4%

Calcium 6.7% Iron 12.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Using a small melon baller, ball the fleshy part of the avocado (as for balling a melon), place the small balls into a bowl and sprinkle over the lemon juice.
2. Remove any pips and trim the wedges from the lemons.
3. Knap a little marie rose sauce into the bottom of an avocado skin.
4. Use the lettuce to make a nest for the avocado skins to sit on.
5. Drain off any excess lemon juice from the avocado and divide the avocado balls between the avocado skins.
6. Carefully add the king prawns to the avocado skins.
7. Knap over the remaining marie rose sauce and dust the prawn cocktail with a sprinkling of paprika pepper.

8. Serve the prawn cocktail with a neat wedge of lemon.