Spicy Cajun Prawn Pasta

Spicy Cajun Prawn Pasta


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This prawn pasta is elegant and spicy and requires only a green salad for a complete meal. If you prefer, reduce the spiciness to your own taste.


Serves: 4 

  • 250g angel hair pasta
  • 65g butter
  • 500g prawns, peeled and deveined
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup (30g) plain flour
  • 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
  • 2 cups (500ml) milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 4 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. Melt butter in a large heavy frypan over medium heat. Saute prawns for 1 minute on each side. Stir in garlic and cook for 1 minute. Remove prawns with a slotted spoon; set aside. Stir in flour and Cajun seasoning. Cook, stirring for 5 minutes. Gradually whisk in milk then cook until thickened. Remove from heat and season with salt and lemon juice. Return prawns to sauce and spoon over cooked pasta.

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