Seafood: Prawn Pate/Dip

posted by Maree 02-12-102 9:19 AM

It serves 8-10 *generously*. Multiply out for extra serves.
Prawn Pate / Dip

750g shelled and deveined fresh (cooked) prawns (save some for a garnish)
3 tablespoons lemon juice (or to taste)
salt and pepper to taste
pinch paprika
125ml safflower/ canola/ light olive oil (approx)
Crudites/ bread/ bread sticks to serve.

Place prawns, lemon juice, salt and pepper and paprika in a processor/ blender and mix until smooth. Turn it off. Scrape down the sides of the processor/blender. Gradually add the oil until the mixture becomes a smooth paste. (You might not need *all* the oil). Taste for lemon and salt and pepper. Serve in small terrine/ bowl with Crudites/ bread/ bread sticks to serve. Garnish with the reserved prawn(s).

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