Prawn tartare, avocado and wasabi puree, jalapeno, wonton crisp

Recipes author Icaro Conceicao
  • Prep. time 25 min
  • Cook time 10 min
  • # Ingredients 16
  • Serves 10
  • Difficulty Medium

Indulge in a burst of fresh flavors with our Prawn Tartare, a dish that brings together the delicate sweetness of prawns and the creamy goodness of avocado. Here’s how to create this culinary masterpiece.

This delightful Prawn Tartare recipe is a harmonious blend of flavors and textures, making it a delightful appetizer or light meal. Enjoy the combination of succulent prawns, creamy avocado, and zesty lime for a memorable dining experience.

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 149
  • Fat 10.4g
  • Saturates 1.5g
  • Proteins 11.7g
  • Carbs 4.3g
  • Sugars 0.3g
  • Salt 0.579g
  • Fibres 1.5g


  • 3 tomatoes
  • 1 yellow capsicums
  • 2kg of raw shrimp with shells
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 bunch of chives
  • 2 avocados
  • 20g Wasabi paste
  • 100ml Olive Oil
  • 2 jalapenos
  • 1 lime
  • 500ml cooking oil
  • 1 pack dumpling wrappers
  • 1 bunch of fresh coriander/cilantro
  • 1 red thai chilli
  • 1 brown onion
  • 1 bottarga (grey mullet salted & cured fish roe pouch)


  1. Step 1

    Step 1: Preparing the Prawns

    • Boil water and add half a lemon and half a brown onion for flavor.
    • Blanch the prawns in the fragrant water for approximately 4 minutes or until perfectly cooked.
    • Transfer the prawns to a refreshing ice bath to cool, then peel, clean, and finely shred them.
  2. Step 2

    Step 2: Creating the Avocado Lime Puree

    • Mash ripe avocados and combine them with zesty lime juice, a hint of wasabi, and a drizzle of olive oil. Blend until it forms a smooth, creamy puree. Set this aside.
  3. Step 3

    Step 3: Mixing and Assembling

    • Dice the remaining ingredients and gently fold them into the shredded prawns.
    • For a delightful presentation, use a ring mold (optional) to shape the prawn mixture. Top it with sliced jalapenos for a hint of heat.
    • Add dollops of the avocado lime puree for a luxurious touch.
  4. Step 4

    To Serve:

    • Present your prawn tartare with a creative twist. Serve it with freshly fried dumpling dough, perfect for wrapping and savoring your tartare like mini tortillas.