Flambé Prawns with Pasta

    Flambé Prawns with Pasta


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    This is an easy flambé prawn dish that is served on fettuccine. I like to cook it with fresh prawns from the seafood markets.

    Serves: 6 

    • 500g fettuccini noodles
    • 1/4 cup (60ml) olive oil
    • 500g prawns, peeled and deveined
    • 6 spring onions, thinly sliced
    • 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
    • 1/4 cup (60ml) brandy
    • 2 large tomatoes, diced
    • 1/2 cup (125ml) dry white wine
    • 125g butter
    • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
    • 2 teaspoons salt
    • 1 teaspoon pepper
    • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Bring a large saucepan of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
    2. Heat olive oil in a large frypan over medium heat. Saute prawns until pink.
    3. Stir in spring onions, garlic and brandy. Carefully ignite brandy with a match or the gas flame. Cook for 2 minutes.
    4. Add diced tomatoes and cook 2 minutes. Stir in wine and butter then season with basil, salt and pepper.
    5. Cook for 3 minutes. Stir in Parmesan. Toss with pasta until evenly coated.

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