Thai Sweet Chilli Prawn and Pasta Recipe

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serves:

4

Prep:

5 min

Cooking:

10 min

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 300 kCal 15%
Fat 6g 9%
  -  Saturates 0.5g 3%
  -  of which Sugars 50gg 56%

This delicious pasta dish is really cheap and easy to make. It is an original, exciting recipe which is a culmination of hearty Italian and fragrant Thai ingredients, substituting noodles for thin, flat linguine. The pre-made sweet chilli sauce is a key store cupboard staple that is great as a dipping sauce for starters, and works fantastically here as a pasta sauce. Frozen soya beans are a healthy and filling addition to the sauce, and alongside the prawns are a fantastic source of protein. Be sure to keep a bag of the soya beans in the freezer, as they are a quick healthy addition to summer meals, and work wonderfully in a healthy mixed bean salad or with Asian inspired cod or salmon. This is an amazing new recipe to try, which is a cheap way to feed friends and family and perfect as a light supper. Alternatively, you could enjoy the leftovers for lunch in a cold pasta salad the next day – but make sure not to reheat the prawns.

 

Ingredients

  • 200g (7oz) linguine
  • 150g (5oz) frozen soya beans
  • 1tbsp rapeseed oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 12 raw Madagascan prawns
  • 4tbsp sweet chilli sauce

Method

  • Cook the linguine in boiling
    salted water for 6 mins, add the soya beans and cook for a further 4 mins
    until the linguine is just tender.

  • Meanwhile, heat the oil in a
    frying pan. Add the garlic and prawns and cook, stirring for 5-6 mins
    until the prawns turns pink and are cooked through.

  • Drain the linguine and soya
    beans and add the prawns in the pan with the sweet chilli sauce. Stir well
    to coat and serve straightaway.

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