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Prawns on Christmas Day
When would you buy them?

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#1 ~*charleylola*~

Posted 20 December 2012 - 08:04 PM

It's that time of year again where I can't be bothered cooking so thinking about maybe getting prawns for family Christmas lunch.

I'm thinking maybe buying fresh raw prawns late at night on Sunday (as fishmonger will be open) and then cooking it early Christmas morning. The alternative is buying them already cooked, store it well and then "refresh" them early Christmas morning.

My apologies if this belongs in WDYT, thought here was more appropriate as it concerns cooking.


#2 Ginja Ninja

Posted 20 December 2012 - 08:10 PM

We pick ours up Christmas Eve morning.

#3 BeYOUtiful

Posted 21 December 2012 - 06:22 AM

Christmas Eve here too.

#4 lisacat

Posted 21 December 2012 - 06:29 AM

We are going to Costco to get ours that are already pre cooked and peeled. We get them from Costco all throughout the year they are really yummy.

#5 imamumto3

Posted 21 December 2012 - 06:49 AM

christmas eve morning

#6 Pearson

Posted 21 December 2012 - 06:52 AM

I get up super early (well, normal time, but I am usually on holidays, so should sleep in, on Christmas Eve, and go to a good, small, local fishmonger.
This way, I can choose my prawns.

I dont order in advance,I like to see what I am buying.

#7 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 21 December 2012 - 06:59 AM

We have a local prawnmonger who opens on Christmas morning so we are well covered.

#8 PrincessPeach

Posted 21 December 2012 - 09:18 AM

From the Trawlers on Christmas Eve morning - mind you we have had to order them.

#9 ~*charleylola*~

Posted 21 December 2012 - 08:55 PM

Hi PPs,

Thanks for your replies. Christmas Eve morning is not quite doable as we won't be able to do it due to transport issues that day.

Will see if I can get SIL to help get them instead.

Merry Christmas everyone and thanks again for the replies! Just had a re-read and realized my post probably didn't make sense (half asleep when I wrote it)  ohmy.gif

#10 Lucygoosey1

Posted 21 December 2012 - 09:32 PM

Just as another option,  we buy cooked prawns still frozen.  Then defrost in the fridge Christmas eve (day) in a pot with salt water.

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