Chilli prawns

Prawns in a spicy tomato sauce

Preparation Time

h m

Cook Time

h m

Servings

0

Ingredients

Instructions

Step 1:

  • Having practcally nothing to eat in the house I gave this a go and it was pleasingly, absolutely delicious!
  • Step 2:

  • Step 3:

  • 1. Put the spaghetti or noodles (depending upon Italian/Asian theme) to boil
  • Step 4:

  • 2. In another pan heat a spoonful of olive oil and add about a teaspoon of finely choped onion and one clove of chopped garlic.
  • Step 5:

  • 3. Before they are quite brown add one chopped tomato and simmer, stirring until tomato begins to mush.
  • Step 6:

  • 4. While tomato is softening add a generous pinch of the vegetable stock power and chilli flakes along with a splash of boiling water to help tomato turn mushy.
  • Step 7:

  • 5. Once the mixture is saucy looking and the tomato has broken down taste the sauce and season, add a couple handfuls of the prawns and continue to simmer for a minute or two until the prawns are heated through if using cooked, if using raw cook for a few minutes longer.
  • Step 8:

  • 6. At the end add a teeny squirt of honey to balance the chilli and if using spaghetti a sprinke of chopped basil for an Italian style meal or if using noodles add coriander for an Asian theme.
  • Step 9:

  • 7. Drain spaghetti/noodles and add straight to prawn mixture, stiring to coat. Seanson some more.
  • Step 10:

  • 8. Serve piping hot.
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  • Step 12:

  • This recipe is gorgeous, I tried it without the herbs as there was not much in the kitchen! But I can imagnine either would make a nice addition. There’s loads of spicy, fresh tomato sauce in the bowl so you can serve with bread to dip.