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Prep Time:
10 mins
Meal Types:
Salads and Salad Dressings
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Prawn Cocktail

Simple prawn cocktail, quick and easy to prepare.



  1. Chop iceberg lettuce finely, rinse with cold water and drain. Lay in the base of a serving dish.
  2. Drain prawns (shrimps) then mix with thousand island dressing.
  3. Add prawn mixture on top of the lettuce base.
  4. Cut 8 slices of cucumber, then slice each piece into quarters. Sprinkle these on top of the prawn mixture and either serve immediately or refrigerate.
  5. Optional to add a squirt of lemon juice if desired.
  6. Note: if using frozen prawns, defrost in refrigerator for 6-8 hours or a minimum of 2-3 hours at room temperature.
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Too many carbs in the Fat Free Thousand Island. Not good for any low-carb, really. Replace it with a low-carb Thousand Island and it's better.
25 Sep 11 by member: Estockly
perfect on a jacket potato for a nice hot meal ...make your own dressing ...tomato sauce + light mayo or salad cream


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Nutrition summary:

There are 138 calories in 1 serving of Prawn Cocktail.
Calorie break-down: 14% fat, 24% carbs, 62% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 19
Calories 138
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 2.06g 3%
  Saturated Fat 0.376g 2%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.819g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 0.31g  
Cholesterol 152mg 51%
Sodium 271mg 11%
Potassium 319mg  
Total Carbohydrate 8.15g 3%
  Dietary Fiber 1.3g 5%
  Sugars 4.09g  
Protein 20.9g  
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 6% Iron 14%
of RDI*
(138 calories)
7% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (24%)
Fat (14%)
Protein (62%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories