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Prawns and Red Peppers with Saffron Mayo recipe

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Enjoy a night in for two with this easy roasted red pepper and prawn starter to kick things off. Ready in just 15 minutes but full of flavour with a parsley and lemon dressing, saffron mayonnaise and toasted garlic ciabatta on the side.

Prawns and Red Peppers with Saffron Mayo
 
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Recipe type: Starter
Cuisine: European
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Ingredients
  • 4 slices ciabatta
  • 4 tsp olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, halved
  • 90g pack cooked stir-fry king prawns
  • 100g roasted red peppers, drained and sliced into thin strips
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped parsley leaves
  • pinch of saffron (4-5 threads)
  • 40g mayonnaise
Instructions
  1. Heat a griddle pan over a high heat. Brush both sides of the ciabatta slices with 1 tsp of the olive oil and toast in the pan, turning, until golden. Rub one side of each slice with the cut side of the garlic clove.
  2. In a bowl, mix the prawns with the peppers, lemon juice, parsley leaves, the remaining olive oil and some seasoning.
  3. Put the saffron in a small, heatproof bowl and pour over 1 tbsp boiling water. Stir, then leave to infuse for 2 mins, stirring often. Add the mayonnaise and mix well.
  4. Serve the prawns and peppers with a spoonful of saffron mayonnaise and 2 slices of toasted ciabatta each.

 

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