Prawn, garlic and chilli bucatini

Prawn, garlic and chilli bucatini
Photo: Peter Rae

Ingredients

  • 400g bucatini or spaghetti
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large, peeled, chopped red onion
  • 4 peeled, finely chopped cloves of garlic
  • 2 finely chopped long red chillies
  • 16 large green (raw) king prawns
  • a handful of coarsely chopped flat-leaf parsley

Method

Cook 400g bucatini or spaghetti in plenty of lightly salted boiling water for about 8 minutes or until al dente. Drain.

Meanwhile, heat 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil in a large saucepan and cook 1 large, peeled, chopped red onion over low heat for 3-4 minutes or until soft. Add 4 peeled, finely chopped cloves of garlic and 2 finely chopped long red chillies and stir for 2 minutes.

Peel and devein 16 large green (raw) king prawns and add to onion mixture. Cook prawns 2-3 minutes on each side or until just coloured. Remove from heat. Add drained pasta to prawn mixture. Add a handful of coarsely chopped flat-leaf parsley and season with salt flakes and cracked black pepper and stir.

To serve 

Serve in four warm pasta bowls and drizzle with a little extra virgin olive oil. 

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  • Cuisine - Italian
  • Course - Main-course

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