Spot Prawn Crostini Appetizer

Spot Prawn Crostini Appetizer

Spot Prawn Crostini Appetizer
Spot Prawn Crostini is the perfect appetizer for your spring and summer parties. They’re easy to put together and absolute crowd pleasers.
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Servings: 24 Crostini


  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tbsp pesto
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 baguette
  • 24 spot prawns
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Fresh black pepper and sea salt to taste
  • Small bunch of peppercress
  • Small bunch of mustard


  1. Prep your spot prawns (instructions here). Remove heads and peel tails.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together cream cheese, pesto and pepper to taste. Set aside.
  3. Slice the baguette and place on a baking sheet. Lightly spray with olive oil and broil until lightly browned. About 2 minutes.
  4. Heat the oil on medium heat, add garlic and stir until fragrant. About 1 to 2 minutes.
  5. Add the prawns in batches. Cook each prawn for 1 to 2 minutes eash side or until pink and firm. It’s best to undercook rather than overcook.
  6. Spread cream cheese mixture evenly over French bread rounds. Top each round with 1 shrimp and garnish with sprigs of mustard and peppercress.