Chilli prawn pasta with garlic and ginger

Chilli prawn pasta with garlic and ginger

Ready in 1 hour

A simple, fast and very tasty dish that fits equally well as lunch or a main dish at dinner time.

Even better with glass of Sauvignon Blanc!

"Absolutely gorgeous I used sweet chilli sauce as had no fresh chilli in great served with garlic bread"

- AmiRutter

Top-ranked recipe named "Chilli prawn pasta with garlic and ginger"

4 avg, 4 review(s) 75% would make again


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200 g Spaghetti
Olive oil
2 cloves Garlic; minced
1 tbsp Ginger (fresh); peeled and grated
1 Birdseye chilli; seeds removed and finely chopped
10 King prawns (raw); vein and shell removed, tails on.
1 tbsp Flat Leaf Parsley; coursely chopped
1/2 Lemon; juice only
Salt and course Black Pepper

Original recipe makes 2 Servings



Boil the spaghetti according to the instructions. Remove it when it is al dente. Add a lug of olive olive and mix it through to keep it from sticking together. Meanwhile prepare the rest of the ingredients.

When the pasta is ready:

Gently fry the garlic, ginger and chilli in a bit of olive oil for about 2 minutes until nearly cooked.

Add the prawns and turn up the heat. Cook for 1 min making sure that all the prawns are cooked.

Add the lemon juice and parsley.

Remove from the heat. Add the pasta and mix it through.

Add a bit of salt (if required) and some coursely ground black pepper.

Share amongst two plates and garnish with some chopped parsley.



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Gorgeous recipe. I added mushrooms, spinach and soy sauce to mine and it was amazing!
jolandar 1 month ago
Absolutely gorgeous I used sweet chilli sauce as had no fresh chilli in great served with garlic bread
AmiRutter 1 year ago
This is OK if you just want to rustle up something reasonably tasty in a short time. Friends are unlikely to be harrassing you for the recipe.
davidrobinson 1 year ago
Really easy to make and really tasty
Juiceb 2 years ago
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