Food & Drinks

Spaghettini with garlic and chilli prawns recipe

Who doesn't love an easy seafood pasta?

By Woman's Day team
Serves: 4
Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 10 mins
There is nothing better than a spicy seafood pasta. Sometimes they are quite difficult to make, but this recipe is simple and quick!


  • 500g spaghettini
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 long red chillies, seeded, diced
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1kg large green prawns, peeled, deveined
  • ½ cup dry white wine
  • ½ cup vegetable stock
  • 250g punnet cherry tomatoes
  • 200g baby spinach leaves
  • lemon wedges, to serve

How to make the spaghettini with garlic and chilli prawns:

  1. In a large saucepan of boiling, salted water, cook pasta following packet directions. Drain. Return to pan. Set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large frying pan, heat oil on medium. Sauté chilli and garlic 2-3 mins until tender. Increase heat to high. Cook prawns 3-4 mins until browned.
  3. Add wine to pan. Cook 2-3 mins, stirring, until almost evaporated. Add stock. Cook, stirring, 2-3 mins until reduced by half.
  4. Mix in tomatoes and spinach. Cook 4-5 mins until tomatoes begin to collapse.
  5. Toss spaghettini through on low, 1 min. Season. Serve pasta with lemon wedges.

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