Prawns with Avocado Mash

Serves: 4

Recipe suitable for ketogenic weight loss


Shell and de-vein prawns, leaving tails intact.
Combine prawns in a large bowl with basil, garlic
and lime rind. Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours or
overnight. Heat oil in wok and stir fry prawns until
they change colour.
Avocado Mash
Mash flesh of one avocado in a small bowl until
smooth. Chop flesh of second avocado roughly
then add to bowl of mashed avocado with
remaining ingredients. Mix well. Spoon avocado
mash onto serving dishes and divide equally onto
each dish.
Serve immediately.


• 1 kg green tiger prawns
• ½ cup fresh basil leaves (chopped)
• 2 garlic cloves (crushed)
• 1 Tbsp lime rind (finely grated)
• 2 Tbsps peanut oil

Avocado Mash
• 500 gms – 2 medium avocados
• 2 Tbsps lime juice
• 2 medium tomatoes (seeded and chopped)
• 1 small red onion (chopped)
• 2 tsps ground cumin
• 2 Tbsps fresh basil leaves (chopped)