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Prawn Cocktail Wonton Cups

Your guests will love this party food platter – it’s my Asian take on the classic prawn cocktail! Creamy, spicy, fresh and with a delectable crunch of the wonton wrapper, it’s a bitesize beauty worthy of any celebration.

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Prawn Cocktail Wonton Cups

PREP TIME
10 minutes
COOK TIME
25 minutes + cooling
SERVES
Makes 20
Ingredients

vegetable oil, for brushing

20 wonton wrappers

200g (7 oz) cooked peeled prawns, diced

½ cup finely shredded iceberg lettuce

½ avocado, finely diced

4 tbsp finely chopped coriander (cilantro)

 

Spicy cocktail sauce:

½ cup mayonnaise

2 tbsp tomato sauce (ketchup)

2 tbsp Korean gochujang chilli paste*

1 tsp Worcestershire sauce

2 tbsp lime juice

Steps
  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 180°C/360°F.

  • Step 2

    Lightly brush a 20-hole mini cupcake tray with oil.

  • Step 3

    Cut the wonton wrappers into circles (make the circle as big as your wonton wrapper will allow). Save the excess pieces in the freezer and add them to soups.

  • Step 4

    Press the wonton wrappers into the mini cupcake tray holes. Try to expel any air bubbles and fold the sides neatly. Bake in the preheated oven for 5 minutes or until golden and crisp. Remove from the oven and allow to cool. Store in an airtight container for up to 24 hours.

  • Step 5

    For the spicy cocktail sauce, place ingredients in a bowl and whisk until well combined. Transfer to a piping bag or to a resealable bag (snip the end off when you’re ready to pipe the sauce). Set aside in the fridge until ready to assemble.

  • Step 6

    To assemble, place a small mound of lettuce into the bottom of each wonton cup. Drizzle with the spicy cocktail sauce. Add prawns and drizzle again with the sauce. Top with avocado and coriander.

  • Notes
    Notes:

    – Gochujang is a Korean fermented chilli paste available in the Asian section of supermarkets or from an Asian grocer

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Jade S

Amazing taste & texture

November 7, 2022

I love a prawn cocktail, but this twist is a game changer! The cocktail sauce is super tasty and matches so well with the prawn and avocado. The crispy wonton shells with the filling is a match made in heaven. Definitely won the family over with this recipe!

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