Lemon and Basil Prawn Cocktail Canapés with a Yoghurt and Sun Blush Tomato Dressing…

A fab twist on the traditional Prawn Cocktail often served on Christmas Day.

Serve these canapés when guests arrive to whet their appetite for what’s to come!

Prep time: 10 mins
Serves: 6 (2 per person)
Chill: 30mins


  • 12 Large cooked jumbo king prawns
  • 200g  Fresh peeled prawns.
  • 2 Lemons
  • 50g  Chopped sun blush tomatoes
  • 150g  TOTAL 0% Greek Yoghurt
  • 12 Chinese style bamboo skewers
  • A sprig of fresh basil


  1. In a bowl grate the zest and juice of one lemon then add the chopped basil, yoghurt and chopped sun blush tomatoes. 
  2. Season to taste.
  3. Place a skewer into each of the jumbo king prawns.
  4. Mix the peeled prawns in with the yoghurt mixture.
  5. Pile the prawn mix onto the prawn skewers and garnish with a basil leaf.

To serve:

  • Arrange on a large platter and garnish with lemon and herbs.

Recipe and photo credits – Total Greek Yoghurt


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