Parmesan Prawn Pasta

Parmesan Prawn Pasta


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About this recipe: A simple, yet delectable prawn pasta. Fusilli is tossed with Parmesan in a garlic-infused olive oil and served with sauteed prawns. Enjoy with a side salad or crusty bread.


Serves: 2 

  • 225g fusilli pasta
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 8 tiger prawns, peeled and deveined
  • 40g grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley

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

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente. Drain, then return to pot.
  2. Heat oil in a large heavy frying pan over medium heat. Saute garlic for 5 minutes. Toss in prawns and cook for 5 minutes on each side. Remove prawns and set aside. Remove garlic and discard.
  3. Pour oil over pasta in pot and toss to evenly coat. Sprinkle 3/4 of the Parmesan cheese onto pasta and stir until evenly distributed. Transfer to serving dish. Arrange prawns on top, then sprinkle with remaining Parmesan and parsley.

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