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Play Restaurant Dubai's Hummus with Cajun Crustacean Recipe

Hummus With Cajun Crustacean is the Perfect Summer Snack With an Arabic Twist

Dubai's Play restaurant shares their recipe for delicious hummus from scratch that perfectly goes with garlic butter shrimp.

The offering from Chef Reif Othman takes a while to prepare and cook but makes the perfect snack to share with friends.

Hummus with Cajun Crustacean

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Play Restaurant Dubai's Hummus with Cajun Crustacean Recipe


  1. Hummus Prep Ingredients:
    Chickpeas 250g
    Juice of 2 lemons
    Garlic 1
    Tahini 100ml
    Salt & pepper to taste
  1. Prawns Prep Ingredients:
    Tiger prawn 100g
    Crab 100g
    Cajun spice 1tsp
    Salt & pepper to taste
    Butter 1tbl
    Olive oil 1tbl
    Garlic minced 1tsp
    Fennel chopped 1tbl
    Zaatar herbs 1tsp


For the hummus:
  1. Soak the peas overnight with twice their volume of cold water.
  2. Place the peas in the pot with plenty of fresh water and cooked for two hours or more.
  3. Drain the liquid away, and place the cooked peas in the blender and blend it smooth together with the rest of the ingredients.

For the prawns:

  1. In a hot pan, add oil and butter then garlic/fennel, cooked until soft.
  2. Follow with prawns/crab & Cajun spices.
  3. Cook until the prawns turn pink.
  4. Finish off with the herbs.
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