Linguine Prawn Pasta

    Linguine Prawn Pasta


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    An excellent spicy mix of prawns, tomatoes garlic and pasta. Fresh tomatoes are good in this recipe but tinned tomatoes can also be used.

    Serves: 6 

    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
    • 4 cups diced tomatoes
    • 1 cup (250ml) dry white wine
    • 2 tablespoons butter
    • 1 pinch salt and black pepper, to taste
    • 500g linguine pasta
    • 500g peeled and deveined medium prawns
    • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:55min 

    1. Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the garlic; cook 2 minutes. Add the tomatoes and wine. Bring to a simmer and cook 30 minutes; stirring frequently. Once the tomatoes have simmered into a sauce stir in the butter and season with salt and pepper.
    2. Fill a large saucepan with lightly-salted water; bring to a rolling boil; stir in the linguine and return to a boil. Cook the pasta uncovered, stirring occasionally, until the pasta has cooked through but is still firm to the bite; about 11 minutes. Drain well.
    3. Season the prawns with the Cajun seasoning, salt and pepper. Heat the remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large frypan over medium-high heat. Stir in the prawns and cook until pink on the outside and no longer translucent in the centre; about 5 minutes. Stir the prawns into the pasta sauce then stir the sauce into the linguine to serve.

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    - 09 Nov 2011

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