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Chilli Prawn Pasta


  • Author: Michelle Minnaar
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x

Description

A simple chilli prawn pasta recipe that combines prawns with spaghetti and a hearty sauce. Topped with fresh rocket salad. Use any type of Italian pasta.


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Ingredients

  • 380g (13½oz) dried spaghetti
  • 15ml (1 tbsp) olive oil
  • 250g (9oz) cherry tomatoes, washed and halved
  • 250g (9oz) raw prawns, peeled
  • 5ml (1 tsp) dried chilli flakes
  • 30ml (2 tbsp) tomato paste
  • 15g (½oz) garlic paste
  • 30ml (2 tbsp) Chinese rice wine
  • 5ml (1 tsp) sugar

Instructions

  1. Boil the spaghetti according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. Fry the tomatoes and prawns in the oil on a high heat for 1 minute.
  3. Add the chilli flakes, tomato paste and garlic paste and cook for 30 seconds further.
  4. Add the Chinese rice wine and sugar along with a generous pinch of salt and pepper. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until the prawns are cooked through.
  5. Add the spaghetti to the pan. Add a splash of water if needed.
  6. Cook for 1 minute, stirring until the sauce sticks to the pasta.
  7. Serve the pasta immediately with rocket which is dressed with a traditional vinaigrette.

  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Italian

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 364
  • Sugar: 7.4 g
  • Sodium: 371 mg
  • Fat: 10.3 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.8 g
  • Carbohydrates: 33.4 g
  • Fiber: 2.4 g
  • Protein: 34.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 287 mg