About this recipe: A prawn dish that is full of flavour and great for those who like things spicy. Prawns are tossed with spaghetti in a spicy tomato sauce, embellished with green and red pepper.
Once again we enjoyed a delicious supper based on using up fresh produce I needed to clear out of the fridge the night before I head out of town! Hubs agrees some of the best things I’ve come up with are a result of AR’s recipe search feature, typing in ingredients I need to use up. I didn’t measure anything, just cooked away, using olive oil rather than vegetable oil, large rather than small shrimp, and no cornstarch. Also, in consideration of Hubs’ sensitive innards, I skipped the optional red pepper flakes. The fact I had homemade tomato sauce in the freezer made this particularly fresh tasting. This, along with a tossed green salad, made for a delicious as well as pretty meal. - 19 Feb 2015 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
I really enjoyed it. I disagree with people saying that oil for this food is too much. It might be because of my cultural background (More fat is better). I think using olive oil would solve that problem. It's healthier but still tasty. One thing. I think this recipe is more in small portion size. I tried to make for 4 but it was enough for 3. However, if you tend to have small portion, the recipe might be good. Two tips: 1) I replaced shrimp with chicken but I think it might be better to marinate and fry chicken before a little bit and 2) if you don't have cornstarch you can use normal flower to make it thick. - 01 Nov 2011 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
I've made and enjoyed t his several times, and noticed that I hadn't rated/reviewed it yet. I always make it exactly as written, using sunflower oil, sea salt, some "Penzeys Freshly Ground Pepper" and white onion. At first I tried larger shrimp, but then I thought that the 51-60 count shrimp worked better, so stuck with those. It is very tasty, a nice medley of ingredients. I will say that as written it's not very spicy (I like it hot!) and there's perhaps too much oil used. But all in all, I enjoyed this a lot, usually for three big dinners. I recommend it! - 18 Jan 2011 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)