Definition of Dublin Bay prawn in English:

Dublin Bay prawn

noun

  • 1

    another term for Norway lobster
    • ‘Remove the legs and whiskers from the Dublin Bay prawns and wash thoroughly.’
    • ‘There are 27 chefs employed in the restaurant and it is the biggest purchaser of Dublin Bay prawns in Ireland.’
    • ‘Dublin Bay prawns are an orange-pink shellfish which look like small, slim lobsters.’
    • ‘Dublin Bay Prawns are fiercely territorial.’
    • ‘Some years ago, in a well-known fishing hotel, a fellow angler bet me a tenner that I couldn't catch a fish on the 10-inch Dublin Bay prawn that lay on his dinner plate.’
    1. 1.1Scampi.
      • ‘For the main course I ordered the warm Dublin Bay prawns with parsley and garlic salad for €20.50.’
      • ‘It was master chef Felix Riou's personal recommendations we were served, two tartares of Dublin Bay prawns and cucumber jelly and a fabulous cheese soufflé with almond paste nougat.’
      • ‘The Dublin Bay prawns were nice.’
      • ‘To start, I went for the Dublin Bay prawns in filo pastry with mango and fried capers for €10.50.’
      • ‘I had the carpaccio of Dublin Bay prawns followed by Duclair duck with avruga caviar, and roasted Victoria pineapple for dessert.’

Pronunciation:

Dublin Bay prawn

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