• SPOT PRAWN PASTA - Spring 2014 post

    This is a quick and delicious meal. Anchovies and spot prawns are rich in omega 3 fatty acids and have a lovely salty flavour.

    Simple ingredients make this a delicious but nutritious meal.






    Spot Prawn Pasta

    Serves 4



    3- 4 anchovy fillets

    1 lb spot prawns- washed and deshelled

    4 tomatoes- roma or campari -diced

    1 bunch parsley (stems and leaf)

    1 Tbsp olive oil and/or butter

    1/2 lemon- juice and zest

     3 cloves garlic- minced 

    pinch of chili flakes - for extra heat if desired

    salt and pepper to taste

    grated pecorino romano cheese (sheep milk) on top if desired.

    rice pasta



    bring water to a boil and cook pasta to desired consistency.

    In deep pan sautĂ© starting with garlic, chilies, oil and anchovies for about 5 minutes. Add chopped parsley stems, tomatoes, spot prawns  and lemon juice and cook till desired tenderness and spot prawns are fully cooked.  Finish with S+P, parsley leaves and cheese on top if desired.


    Note: if you're not an anchovie fan, these can easily be omitted from the recipe without loosing flavour.

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