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Herbed Tagliatelle with Prawn Skewers

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  Uncooked tiger prawns 20 , shells removed, but tails left on
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), peeled, crushed
  Crushed dried chillies 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 4 Tablespoon
  Lemon 1 , cut into wedges
  Chopped fresh rosemary 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped flat leaf parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Snipped fresh chives 1 Tablespoon
  Rocket 1 Cup (16 tbs) (A handful)
  Pasta 350 Gram (such as tagliatelle, linguine or fettuccine)
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste

Cook the pasta in a saucepan of salted boiling water according to packet instructions, until al dente.
Meanwhile, put the prawns in a bowl and add garlic, chillies, and 1 tbsp olive oil.
Season to taste.
Mix well, then thread five prawns onto each skewer.
Heat a grill pan to very hot.
Add the prawn skewers to the pan and cook for 3 minutes on each side, until pink and cooked through.
Remove from the pan and keep them warm.
Add the lemon wedges to the pan and cook quickly for 30 seconds on each side.
Drain the pasta.
Add the remaining oil, rosemary, parsley, chives and rocket to the pasta, then season.
Toss gently, and divide between four serving bowls.
Top each with a prawn skewer and a lemon wedge for squeezing, then serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1113 Calories from Fat 186

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g32%

Saturated Fat 4.5 g22.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1640 mg546.7%

Sodium 3146 mg131.1%

Total Carbohydrates 67 g22.5%

Dietary Fiber 4.7 g18.8%

Sugars 3.6 g

Protein 164 g327.5%

Vitamin A 34.1% Vitamin C 43.9%

Calcium 3.6% Iron 14.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Herbed Tagliatelle With Prawn Skewers Recipe