This would do nicely as a Christmas starter!

Ingredients

Serves: 4 people

  • 20 Langoustine prawns – cooked & shelled
  • 300 g crab meat
  • 2 gem lettuce-
  • 1 shallot (small dice)
  • 1 apple (small dice)
  • 1 lemon- zested & juiced 
  • 1 tsp horseradish
  • A little chervil or basil for garnish

For the sauce:

  • 1 egg yolk
  • 100ml rapeseed oil
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 20 ml Jameson
  • ½ tsp cracked black pepper

Method

  1. Finely shred 1 of the gem lettuces and place in a mixing bowl.
  2. Mix in the shallot, apple, horseradish, crab & lemon.
  3. Equally divide into four cocktail glasses.
  4. For the sauce: Place the egg yolk in a small bowl. Add the lemon juice & smoked paprika.
  5. Very slowly add the oil once incorporated add the Jameson & black pepper.
  6. Give a generous spoonful in each glass.
  7. Place 5 prawns in each glass. Garnish with a little chervil or basil & serve with a slice of lemon.