Cajun Prawn Pasta

Cajun Prawn Pasta


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Prawns are cooked in a very spicy Cajun seasoning along with garlic, spring onions, tomatoes, baby spinach and white wine to create a perfect meal if trying to impress.

Dawn Drouin

Serves: 6 

  • 2 cups pasta such as bow ties or spirals
  • 85g butter
  • 1/2 cup diced shallots or small onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, diced
  • 1/4 cup diced spring onion
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 1 cup (250ml) white wine
  • 1 cup diced roma tomatoes
  • 500g medium prawns, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup baby spinach

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

  1. Bring a large saucepan of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 9 to 11 minutes until almost al dente; drain.
  2. Melt butter in a medium frypan over medium heat. Stir in shallots, garlic and spring onion.
  3. Season with Cajun seasoning and pepper then cook about 2 minutes.
  4. Mix in wine, tomatoes and prawns. Continue to cook and stir until prawns are opaque.
  5. Mix in the pasta and spinach then cover and simmer 3 to 5 minutes until pasta is al dente and spinach has wilted.

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