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Prawn Coriander and Sweet Chilli Dip – just 7 simple ingredients

Prawn coriander and sweet chilli dip

Prawn coriander and sweet chilli dip is a perfect dip for the holiday season. It’s quick to put together, and is fabulous served on some toasted Turkish, or sourdough bread or for that matter anything you like as long as there is a crunch for the contrast of the creaminess of the dip.

Loaded with chunks of fresh prawns, cream cheese, sour cream, coriander and sweet chilli sauce along with zesty lime juice it makes a summer statement that’s incredibly quick to put together.

This is just the sort of dip we love to make for family and friends as it’s always popular, and smacks of summer with fresh prawns (shrimp). This dip is a favourite of ours for family gatherings. We like to picnic by the beach with everyone bringing a course to contribute to our family gathering.

Make this dip a day or two before serving and on the morning toast off the sourdough and allow to cool then bundle into a container along with a knife for serving.

Ingredients to make Prawn coriander and sweet chilli dip in white bowls on a concrete table
7 simple ingredients to make Prawn coriander and sweet chilli dip

Entertaining and time poor

Do you ever find yourself saying, “Oh that won’t take long to make such and such” only to find you have completely underestimated the time required. So while your guest are enjoying themselves, you’re in the kitchen still working. Well, this little recipe is so quick to make and so delicious it’s a must have recipe for when you’re short on time but want to wow your guest.

Making Prawn Coriander and Sweet Chilli Dip Could Not Be Easier

This seriously could not be easier than mixing together cream cheese and sour cream then adding in lime zest, lime juice, sweet chilli sauce, chopped coriander, pepper and the prawns and give it all a good mix. Too easy!

combining the ingredients to make Prawn coriander and sweet chilli dip
pop everything into the bowl mix and serve

Prawns 

There are prawns, and prawns. When making Prawn coriander and sweet chilli dip, we like to use either good quality fresh or frozen prawns obviously the beauty of frozen prawns is you can have them in the freezer for whenever the need arises. The briny taste of the prawns really injects a lot of flavour into this dip. However, if you’re using frozen thawed prawns you need to check the saltiness and may well need to add a little salt to lift the prawn flavour.

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Prawn Coriander & Sweet Chilli Dip
Yield: 30 serves

Prawn Coriander & Sweet Chilli Dip

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 250 gm cream cheese full fat (9oz) , softened to room temperature
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • zest of 1 lime finely grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly milled black pepper
  • 1/4 cup coriander, thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce
  • 500gm fresh prawns (1lb)

Instructions

  1. Place cream cheese and sour cream in a bowl and mix together
  2. add the lime juice, zest, cracked black pepper, coriander and sweet chilli sauce stir to combine
  3. add the prawns and give it a final mix
  4. Cover and refrigerate
  5. Allow to sit for a few hours or preferably overnight for the flavours to marry before serving
  6. Enjoy

Nutrition Information

Yield

30

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 47Total Fat 4gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 1gCholesterol 12mgSodium 30mgCarbohydrates 2gFiber 0gSugar 1gProtein 1g

Nutritional information provided here is only intended as a guide.

 

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