Spaghetti with prawns, anchovy and capers

Spaghetti with prawns, anchovy and capers
Spaghetti with prawns, anchovy and capers Photo: Marina Oliphant
Difficulty
Easy
Dietary
Dairy-free

Prawns are posh fast food. Sweet and succulent, they need little preparation and are ready in minutes.

Ingredients

2 cloves of garlic, sliced

1 chilli, deseeded and sliced

extra virgin olive oil

50ml white wine

2 anchovies

1 tbsp salted capers, rinsed

50ml chicken stock or water

500g good-quality dried spaghetti, cooked in salted boiling water

16 prawns uncooked, but peeled

50g rocket leaves

Method

Cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water until al dente. Drain.

Cook garlic and chilli gently in olive oil until softened, deglaze the pan with white wine. Add anchovies, capers and stock, reduce, and when syrupy add prawns. A minute later, add the cooked pasta and rocket leaves, serve immediately.

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