What could be more comforting than having pasta for a meal after a tiring day at work? Eating creamy garlic prawn pasta will do the trick to achieve a very cozy and relaxing meal over an exhausting day. Its luscious taste of creamy garlic filled flavor and the juiciness of plump prawn tossed in pasta is something comforting to look forward to by all pasta lovers out there.
It will give you a boost of energy to stay active on a busy day. Preparing this good food is very easy and will not take so much of your time. It is also much healthier if you will make it yourself as you would know what goes into your pasta unlike if you dine out to a restaurant and aside from that it will be a lot cheaper to do it than to order it which can render extra savings on your part.
Creamy garlic prawn pasta is an Italian dish and as you may know well that pasta is a staple food in Italian cuisine. It is made from unleavened dough of durum wheat flour mixed with eggs and water to form various sizes. Pasta is basically a noodle and it is flexible in acquiring and absorbing flavors from other sources like creams, cheese, tomato sauce, and herbs to name a few. Pasta has become well loved across the world because of its yummy and delectable mixture of ingredients that are combined along with it. It is simple to make and convenient to eat because it is a complete package of one good meal. In this dish, we made use of fresh prawns that are peeled and cooked to maximize the juiciness and sweetness of it. The sauce is thickened with the combination of freshly grated parmesan cheese and by emulsifying the sauce. It is a nutritious meal with cheese, cream, chicken broth and yummy garlic prawns all goodness that is tossed in the pasta for a rich and hearty meal.
Having given you all the wonderful value of the creamy garlic prawn pasta dish, you are now ready to savor it by making it yourself. As mentioned, it will only account a few minutes of your time to actually do this dish. No fuss about it just a simple recipe that you can follow and in no time you’ll be enjoying this delightful dish.
All ingredients are readily available in your supermarkets and groceries. So without further ado, here is the easy step by step recipe to guide you in cooking and preparing the creamy garlic prawn pasta.
Creamy Garlic Prawn Pasta
- 6 oz (185 g) dried linguine
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon plain flour
- 3 cloves garlic, chopped
- 2 tablespoons brown onion, chopped
- 8 oz (250 g) raw peeled prawn
- ¼ cup white wine
- ¾ cup chicken stock
- ¾ cup thicken cream
- 1 oz (30 g) shaved parmesan cheese
- Extra parmesan cheese for topping
- 1 tablespoon chopped flat parsley
- Sea salt and crushed black pepper to taste
Cook linguine according to the instruction on the packet. There is one golden rule when cooking pasta is using plenty of salted water. When the pasta is al dente immediately tip it into a large colander and shake to drain the pasta thoroughly then return to the pan to keep warm.
Meanwhile cooking pasta heat one tablespoon olive oil in a pan, add garlic, onion and a little bit sea salt. Sautee until soft and fragrant. Add prawns and saute for a couple minutes until cooked. Remove from the heat, lift out the prawns and set aside.
Return the pan to the heat add flour on the low heat for one minute. Turn off the heat, gradually stir white wine, chicken stock and cream, stir well. Cook over low heat until the sauce begins to thicken, stirring constantly to prevent lumps forming
Return the prawns to the pan, simmer gently for one minute, add parmesan cheese and half choppedparsley and stir until cheese melted. Turn off the heat add linguine and toss well. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Divide the food among plates. Top with parmesan cheese and sprinkle with the remaining parsley. Serve immediately
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
Total Fat 25.7 g
Saturated Fat 5.6 g
Cholesterol 72 mg
Sodium 552 mg
Total Carbohydrates 53.5 g
Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
Sugars 1 g
Protein 128.5 g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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