This is one of my favourite Summer starters when friends come around. It is delicious and looks divine on the table.
And they are easy to eat - just pick them up and eat them like a soft taco!
One dozen king prawns
6 mini cos lettuce leaves, washed and trimmed
1 small handful dill fronds, finely chopped
1 tablespoon capers
Salt and pepper
Creamy Lime & Avocado Dressing CLICK HERE for the recipe or see below:
3 green onions, sliced
Juice of one lime
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
1/2 jalapeno pepper, de-seeded and finely diced (optional)
Creamy Lime & Avocado Dressing
Place all ingredients in a Vitamix or other high-speed blender.
Blend until smooth.
Prawn & Avocado Lettuce Wraps
Peel and de-vein prawns.
Leave the tails on 6 of the prawns and set aside.
With the remaining prawns, chop into 4-5 pieces.
Place chopped prawns in a bowl with chopped dill fronds and capers.
Add Creamy Lime & Avocado Dressing and mix to combine.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Arrange lettuce leaves on a platter.
Spoon prawn and avocado dressing mixture onto each lettuce leaf.
Top each leaf with one of the prawns you set aside earlier.
Garnish with finely chopped dill, sliced green onion and finely diced red capsicum.