How to Make Avocado Cakes With King Prawns

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How to Make Avocado Cakes With King Prawns Recipe
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1
Squeeze the lemon. We need the juice.

Squeeze the lemon. We need the juice.

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We need two avocados. Ripe avocados. They should feel soft when you gently press them.

We need two avocados. Ripe avocados. They should feel soft when you gently press them.

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3
Peel the avocados and cut them in pieces.

Peel the avocados and cut them in pieces.

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Should roughly look like this at the end. Don't make them too big or you'll struggle with shaping the cakes later on. Put the avocado in a bowl and add half of the lemon juice so it doesn't turn brown

Should roughly look like this at the end. Don't make them too big or you'll struggle with shaping the cakes later on. Put the avocado in a bowl and add half of the lemon juice so it doesn't turn brown

5
Chop the red onion. Little pieces please.

Chop the red onion. Little pieces please.

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We also need two cloves of garlic

We also need two cloves of garlic

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Thinly chopped and kept separate from the onion.

Thinly chopped and kept separate from the onion.

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Next let's grab and wash the basil. Take a quarter of the bunch and slice thinly.

Next let's grab and wash the basil. Take a quarter of the bunch and slice thinly.

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Something like this.

Something like this.

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Add the basil (the prepared quarter of the bunch), the onion and half of the garlic to the avocado and mix with 2 tablespoons of olive oil, salt and pepper.

Add the basil (the prepared quarter of the bunch), the onion and half of the garlic to the avocado and mix with 2 tablespoons of olive oil, salt and pepper.

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Mix, taste and keep seasoning till you like it.

Mix, taste and keep seasoning till you like it.

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Next we need a stick of lemon grass.

Next we need a stick of lemon grass.

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Cut it in thin stripes

Cut it in thin stripes

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Preheat the oven to 220°C (so pretty hot).

Preheat the oven to 220°C (so pretty hot).

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Put eight king prawns on a baking tray, add the rest of the garlic, salt, pepper and the lemon grass stripes.

Put eight king prawns on a baking tray, add the rest of the garlic, salt, pepper and the lemon grass stripes.

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Add some rosemary and you're all set for the oven.

Add some rosemary and you're all set for the oven.

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Let the prawns suck in all the deliciousness for four to five minutes.

Let the prawns suck in all the deliciousness for four to five minutes.

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Chop the rest of the basil and mix it with the rest of the lemon juice, six tablespoons olive oil and two table spoons water to get a dressing. Taste with salt and pepper.

Chop the rest of the basil and mix it with the rest of the lemon juice, six tablespoons olive oil and two table spoons water to get a dressing. Taste with salt and pepper.

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Use plain paper and tape to shape the cakes in case you have no professional equipment. It works just fine. You can make four small ones or two bigger ones.

Use plain paper and tape to shape the cakes in case you have no professional equipment. It works just fine. You can make four small ones or two bigger ones.

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Fill in the avocado mixture and press gently so it sticks together.

Fill in the avocado mixture and press gently so it sticks together.

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Remove the tape and then the paper and you should have something like this (or better).

Remove the tape and then the paper and you should have something like this (or better).

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Add the dressing, a few king prawns and a little of the crunchy lemon grass and rosemary plus some parsley for garnish. Serve with baguette.

Add the dressing, a few king prawns and a little of the crunchy lemon grass and rosemary plus some parsley for garnish. Serve with baguette.

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