Avocados with Prawns in Marie Rose Dressing recipe

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

This retro dish of avocados, halved and topped with sweet prawns in a rich Marie Rose dressing - but this is a dressing with a fun twist, made with vodka, hot sauce and Worcestershire sauce.


  • 2 avocados
  • 250g small peeled prawns, cooked, deveined
  • 4 tbsp. mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp. ketchup
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. vodka
  • Dash each of Worcestershire sauce and hot sauce
  • 1 tsp. minced horseradish
  • Small handful freshly chopped coriander


  1. Slice the avocados in half and remove the stones.

  2. Mix the mayo, ketchup, vodka, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, horseradish and coriander with salt and pepper. Add the prawns and stir to coat.

  3. To serve, pile the prawns into the hollowed avocados.

For a real retro twist, sprinkle the prawns with paprika and serve with lemon wedges. Recipe serves 4.

Recipe Details:

  • Author: Laura Young.
  • Published:

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