Sunday, 1 August 2010

Spicy Pasta Salad

What you need
  • pasta (e.g. penne) ca 200g
  • salt, pepper
  • parmesan finely grated
  • prawns - ca 100-150g
  • 1-2 chillies, 2 garlic cloves
  • olive oil
  • coriander, parsley

How you do it
  • bring a pot of water to the boil. then add salt - then the pasta
  • chop the garlic cloves.
  • chop the parsley and coriander leaves. keep separate
  • cut the chillies into halves, remove the seeds and wash thoroughly. then cut into thin slices
  • wash and dry the prawns
  • in the meantime, put 1 tblspoon olive oil into a frying pan and heat up until the oil is hot.
  • add chopped chillies, salt, pepper, prawns and parsley into the frying pan. fry for ca 5 min and stir well.
  • remove the frying pan from the burner and let cool down.
  • remove the pasta from the pot when ready and let cool down until luke warm.
  • add the pasta to the prawns/chilli mix in the pan. stir and add the chopped coriander. Mix well.
  • let it rest for a 5 min - then add the finely grated parmesan cheese and again mix well.
  • put the pasta mix into a bowl. ready to serve.

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