Avocado and prawn bake recipe

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serves: 2
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 10 min
Cooking: 10 min
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  • This quick and easy to make avocado and prawn bake is perfect for a midweek treat. Alternatively, increase the quantities and serve with rice as a delicious main course for guests. Full of fresh flavours, with zingy lime, spring onions, crème fraiche, healthy avocado and prawns, all finished off with a crunchy cheddar cheese, cayenne pepper and parsley topping, this tasty dish is a treat for your taste buds. Just pop it in the oven and in just 10 mins it’s ready to eat.

    Ingredients

    • 4 medium-sized avocados
    • 235g cooked king prawns
    • 200g sweetcorn
    • 1 bunch of spring onions, chopped
    • Juice of 1 lime
    • 200ml crème fraiche
    • A little salt and freshly ground black pepper
    • 200g grated cheddar cheese
    • 100g breadcrumbs
    • 1tsp cayenne pepper
    • 1tbsp chopped parsley

    Method

    • Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6.

    • Chop the avocados into chunks and mix with the king prawns, sweetcorn, chopped spring onions and lime juice.

    • Stir in the crème fraiche and season with a little salt and black pepper.

    • Spoon the mixture into a baking dish.

    • Mix the grated cheese, breadcrumbs, cayenne pepper and parsley together and sprinkle over the top of the prawn and avocado mixture.

    • Bake in the oven for 10 mins, or until the top is golden brown.

    • Serve with crusty bread or rice.

    Top tip for making Avocado and prawn bake

    Try using scallops instead of prawns, for a delicious alternative.

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