Food & Drinks

Spaghettini with garlic and chilli prawns recipe

Who doesn't love an easy seafood pasta?

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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