Spicy Prawns with Zesty Avocado Spread
The creamy avocado in these bite sized appetizers is a cool complement to the spicy prawns and the crunchy texture of the rice cracker. This delightful and gluten-free appetizer will whet your guests’ appetites during all spring and summer entertainment occasions. Ensure you make plenty of extras as they will quickly disappear!
Number of servings : 20 pieces
Type of meal : | Hors d’oeuvres | Hors d’oeuvres
Special diet : | Low fat
1 tbsp olive oil
20 large prawns, shelled
1 tbsp chilli garlic paste
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
2 avocados from Mexico, finely diced
1 green onion, sliced
1 lemon, juice and zest
20 sesame rice crackers
20 cilantro leaves
1. In a sauté pan over medium-high heat, add olive oil and shrimp.
2. Cook shrimp for 2 to 4 minutes per side until they turn orange/red in colour and opaque. Add chili garlic paste and stir to coat, continuing to cook for 30 seconds. Remove from heat and set aside for later use.
3. In a medium-sized bowl, combine cilantro, avocados, green onion, lemon juice and zest. Top each cracker with 1 tsp (5mL) avocado spread and 1 prawn. Garnish with a cilantro leaf.
4. Serve immediately.