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Creamy Prawn Alfredo Pasta

AuthorAnnabelCategory, , DifficultyIntermediate

Creamy and flavoursome, a great meal to impress guests for lunch or dinner.

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time40 mins

 1 lb raw shrimp peeled and deveined
 1 lb dry linguine pasta
 4 cloves garlic minced
 1 red chili (mild) or Habanero (intense) finely diced (optional)⁠⠀
 1 tsp sea salt or to taste⁠⠀
 ½ tsp pepper or to taste⁠⠀
 6 cups cups milk (full fat or 2%)⁠⠀
 ½ cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese⁠⠀
 fresh chopped basil to garnish⁠

What are we cooking today
1

Creamy Prawn Alfredo Pasta is a visual and flavoursome dish and the key to this crowd pleaser, is to ensure the pastas is cooked al dente.

Getting started
2

Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat.⁠⠀

3

Add garlic and chilli, and sauté for about 1 minute, until just fragrant.⁠⠀

4

Stir in the prawns and cook until pink, about 3-4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper (to taste), then remove from the pan and set aside.⁠⠀

5

Pour the milk into the empty saucepan, reduce the heat and bring it to a gentle simmer.

6

Stir in the pasta and cook (on low heat), while stirring occasionally, until it gets to al dente (about 7-9 minutes).

7

Place the lid on the pan, but remember to give it a stir every 2-3 minutes.⁠⠀

8

Return the shrimps to the pan and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, then mix to combine.

9

Serve immediately with fresh ground pepper and chopped basil.

Annabel's tip
10

If the pasta is a bit too dry when you're doing the final mix, add 1/2-1 cup of milk and mix well to combine.

Ingredients

 1 lb raw shrimp peeled and deveined
 1 lb dry linguine pasta
 4 cloves garlic minced
 1 red chili (mild) or Habanero (intense) finely diced (optional)⁠⠀
 1 tsp sea salt or to taste⁠⠀
 ½ tsp pepper or to taste⁠⠀
 6 cups cups milk (full fat or 2%)⁠⠀
 ½ cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese⁠⠀
 fresh chopped basil to garnish⁠

Directions

What are we cooking today
1

Creamy Prawn Alfredo Pasta is a visual and flavoursome dish and the key to this crowd pleaser, is to ensure the pastas is cooked al dente.

Getting started
2

Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat.⁠⠀

3

Add garlic and chilli, and sauté for about 1 minute, until just fragrant.⁠⠀

4

Stir in the prawns and cook until pink, about 3-4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper (to taste), then remove from the pan and set aside.⁠⠀

5

Pour the milk into the empty saucepan, reduce the heat and bring it to a gentle simmer.

6

Stir in the pasta and cook (on low heat), while stirring occasionally, until it gets to al dente (about 7-9 minutes).

7

Place the lid on the pan, but remember to give it a stir every 2-3 minutes.⁠⠀

8

Return the shrimps to the pan and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, then mix to combine.

9

Serve immediately with fresh ground pepper and chopped basil.

Annabel's tip
10

If the pasta is a bit too dry when you're doing the final mix, add 1/2-1 cup of milk and mix well to combine.

Creamy Prawn Alfredo Pasta
AuthorAnnabelCategory, , DifficultyIntermediate
Rating
Yields4 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time40 mins

Ingredients

 1 lb raw shrimp peeled and deveined
 1 lb dry linguine pasta
 4 cloves garlic minced
 1 red chili (mild) or Habanero (intense) finely diced (optional)⁠⠀
 1 tsp sea salt or to taste⁠⠀
 ½ tsp pepper or to taste⁠⠀
 6 cups cups milk (full fat or 2%)⁠⠀
 ½ cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese⁠⠀
 fresh chopped basil to garnish⁠

Directions

What are we cooking today
1

Creamy Prawn Alfredo Pasta is a visual and flavoursome dish and the key to this crowd pleaser, is to ensure the pastas is cooked al dente.

Getting started
2

Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat.⁠⠀

3

Add garlic and chilli, and sauté for about 1 minute, until just fragrant.⁠⠀

4

Stir in the prawns and cook until pink, about 3-4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper (to taste), then remove from the pan and set aside.⁠⠀

5

Pour the milk into the empty saucepan, reduce the heat and bring it to a gentle simmer.

6

Stir in the pasta and cook (on low heat), while stirring occasionally, until it gets to al dente (about 7-9 minutes).

7

Place the lid on the pan, but remember to give it a stir every 2-3 minutes.⁠⠀

8

Return the shrimps to the pan and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, then mix to combine.

9

Serve immediately with fresh ground pepper and chopped basil.

Annabel's tip
10

If the pasta is a bit too dry when you're doing the final mix, add 1/2-1 cup of milk and mix well to combine.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4


Amount Per Serving
Calories 183
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3.3g6%
Saturated Fat 1.6g8%
Cholesterol 55mg19%
Sodium 250mg11%
Potassium 58.5mg2%
Total Carbohydrate 26g9%
Dietary Fiber 1.1g5%
Sugars 4.7g
Protein 13.4g27%

Calcium 12.5%
Iron 1.2%
Vitamin D 2.2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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