Cajun-Spiced Prawn Pasta

    Cajun-Spiced Prawn Pasta


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    About this recipe: This easy dish is quick to make and everyone will love it. Pasta is topped with prawns in a creamy Cajun seasoned sauce. Enjoy with crusty bread and/or salad.

    Serves: 4 

    • 225g vermicelli pasta
    • 50g butter
    • 450g prawns, peeled and deveined
    • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
    • 4 tablespoons plain flour
    • 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
    • 475ml milk
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil. Add pasta and cook for 4 minutes or until al dente; drain.
    2. Meanwhile, melt butter in a large heavy frying pan 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.
    3. 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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