Courgetti and prawns

Courgetti and prawns


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About this recipe: A quick and easy, comforting dinner made with prawns, fresh spinach and courgetti instead of pasta.


Serves: 4 

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 courgettes, sliced into strands using a spiraliser
  • 1/2 onion, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 450g prawns, peeled and deveined
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 170g fresh spinach
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dried chilli flakes
  • pinch salt, or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

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

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon butter and olive oil together in a large pan over medium heat; cook and stir courgette, onion, chopped garlic and salt until courgette strands are tender and onion is translucent, about 5 minutes. Transfer mixture to a bowl.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons butter in the same pan; cook and stir prawns and minced garlic until prawns are just pink, 3 to 4 minutes. Add spinach, lemon juice, chilli flakes, salt and pepper; cook and stir until spinach begins to wilt, 3 to 4 minutes. Add courgette mixture; cook and stir until heated through, 2 to 3 minutes.

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Absolutely gorgeous and surprisingly filling. I served it with pan seared baby gem lettuce on the side. - 01 Sep 2016

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