Spot Prawn Eggs Benedict
Spot Prawn Eggs Benedict

This classic with a twist is the dish you should make when you feel like celebrating! Use whatever shrimp you like and create a decadent egg dish for the ages and enjoy every bite.


1 tsp chipotle powder

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp cumin

1 tsp onion powder

1 tsp paprika

1 tsp chilli powder

1 tsp salt

12-16 large prawns

Half an avocado

1 Tbsp chives

juice of half a lime

4 eggs

4 English muffins


3 Tbsp  white wine

4 egg yolks

2 splashes tabasco

2 spaces Worchesterchire

1/4 tsp sugar

1 tsp lemon juice

1 cup melted unsalted butter








  1. Clean the prawns and place in a bowl
  2. Place the spices into a bowl and mix
  3. Sprinkle the spice blend over the prawns
  4. Drizzle with lime juice
  5. Set aside until ready to cook
  6. Make the hollandaise
  7. Place white wine in a metal or glass bowl
  8. Add egg yolks and remaining ingredients
  9. Mix over a boiling water ( a Bain-marie) careful not to cook the eggs.  Whisk the whole time and let it thicken.
  10. Add melted butter slowly while whisking until thick and glossy.  Set aside until ready to serve
  11. In the same pot used for  Bain Marie, water just barely bubbling, add your eggs and cook to your desired doneness.
  12. In a skillet, add a pad of butter and sauté the prawns until cooked.  When they are almost done add a small hit of lime juice.
  13. Toast the English muffins.  You can paint with butter and toast on a griddle over medium high heat.
  14. To build, place 2 slices of avocado on top of each slice of English muffin.  Top with shrimp, poached egg, hollandaise and garnish with chopped chives.  Serve warm and enjoy!

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