Duke's Seafood Prawns Del Cabo Wabo

Prawns Del Cabo Wabo

Traditional Mexican food is healthy and bursting with fresh flavors. The blend of fresh organic herbs and citrus vinaigrette in this prawns recipe is a tribute to those enormous flavors.
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Seafood
Keyword: prawn, shrimp
Prep Time: 1 hour
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2 people
Author: Bill Ranniger


  • 1 flat griddle or sauté pan
  • 1 food processor
  • 1 Stainless steel tower mold (2 inch x 2 inch cube)


  • 6 Wild Mexican Prawns (size 21-25 per lb)
  • 1 tsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pinch Fresh garlic, diced small
  • 1 pinch Fresh organic basil, julienne-sliced
  • 1 pinch Duke's Superb Herb Blend (see below)
  • 1 Tbsp Fresh organic cilantro, diced small
  • 2 Tbsp Sinful Citrus Vinaigrette (see below)
  • Avocado Tower Salad (see below)

Sinful Citrus Vinaigrette

  • 1 Egg
  • 2 Tbsp Fresh whole garlic cloves
  • 2 Tbsp Fresh organic basil leaves, stems removed
  • 3/4 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1.5 tsp Fresh cracked black pepper
  • 1 cup + 2 Tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup Freshly squeezed lemon juice

Avocado Tower Salad

  • 1/2 Fresh avocado, diced medium
  • 2 Tbsp Dukecumber Pico de Gallo (see below)
  • Juice from half of a lime
  • 1 tsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pinch Duke’s Ready Anytime SeasoningDuke's Seafood Ready-Anytime Spice Blend
  • 1/2 tsp Duke's Superb Herb Blend (see below)

Duke's Superb Herb Blend

  • 1 Tbsp Fresh organic rosemary, stems removed, diced small
  • 1 Tbsp Fresh organic thyme, stems removed, diced small
  • 1 Tbsp Fresh organic oregano, stems removed, diced small

Dukecumber Pico de Gallo

  • 1 cup Ripe tomato, diced
  • 1/4 cup Green onions, green parts only, diced small
  • 1 cup Cucumber, peeled, seeds removed and diced small
  • 1/2 tsp Crushed red pepper
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1/4 bunch Cilantro, stems removed, diced medium


  • Peel, devein, rinse and dry Prawns
  • Marinate with extra virgin olive oil, garlic, basil, and Duke's Superb Herb Blend for at least 1 hour.
  • Sear Prawns on a hot flat griddle or sauté pan and arrange on plate.

Duke's Superb Herb Blend

  • Mix all ingredients and store in an airtight container.

Sinful Citrus Vinaigrette

  • Place egg in a food processor and blend for 2 minutes until frothy. While mixing, blend in garlic and basil until smooth. Add salt and pepper. In a thin, constant stream, slowly add olive oil (too fast and the dressing will separate). Add lemon juice and mix just until smooth.

Avocado Tower Salad

  • Gently combine ingredients (do not overmix or the avocado will turn to mush). Place in a stainless steel tower mold (approximately 2-inch by 2-inch cube); then release on plate.

Dukecumber Pico de Gallo

  • Mix all ingredients and refrigerate.

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