Love Garlic Prawn Pâté…

“I’m not on a seafood diet.

I see food and I eat it.”

-Unknown

This is a delicious Pâté: perfect for a snack, starter or served as a topping for canapés before dinner.

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I use light mayonnaise for this pâté, but feel free to use cream or crème fraîche.

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Melt the butter in a shallow pan.

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Add the crushed garlic and fresh prawns…yum!

  • 25g butter
  • 180g raw prawns – peeled, deveined and tails removed
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  •  12 lemon, juiced and zest
  •  3 tsp mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp chives, snipped
  • Few drops of tabasco
  • Freshly ground sea salt, black pepper and cayenne to taste.

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Pink and full of garlicky flavour.

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In goes the lemon juice, zest, tabasco and mayonnaise.

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Second blitz with more mayonnaise and chives.

  1. Melt the butter in a large frying pan and when hot toss in the garlic and prawns.
  2. Fry, stirring constantly, for about 4 minutes, or until the prawns are pink and cooked through.
  3. Turn the mixture into a bowl and set aside to cool.
  4. When cold, put into a blender along with 2 tsp of mayonnaise, the lemon zest, lemon juice and 3 drops of tabasco.
  5. Blend for about 20 seconds, or until lightly puréed, then season to taste and add the 1 tsp of mayonnaise and chives.
  6. Blitz for a further 20 seconds then spoon the mixture into a dish, cover with clingfilm and chill for at least 1 hour, or until the mixture is firm.

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Sterilise the jars as you would for jam.

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These clip cars are great to store pâté the fridge.

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Time for lunch!

Enjoy,

Frances ☺

 

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