How to make Spaghetti with Chilli Prawns -

Spaghetti served with prawns cooked with fresh red chillies and other herbs.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Spaghetti (स्पेघेटी), Prawns (medium) (मध्यम आकार के प्रॉन्स)

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Main Course Seafood

Spaghetti with Chilli Prawns

Spaghetti with Chilli Prawns Recipe Card


Italian cuisine has developed through centuries of social and political changes, with roots stretching to antiquity.  Italian cuisine is simple and a number of dishes having only four to eight ingredients.  They rely mostly on the quality of ingredients rather than elaborate preparation.
Noteworthy changes in Italian cuisine happened with the discovery of the New World and the introduction of potatoes, tomatoes, bell peppers and maize, which are now an integral part of this cuisine.  Italian cuisine is known for its regional diversity each with a distinct taste.  This cuisine today is probably one of the most popular in the world.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Spaghetti with Chilli Prawns Recipe

  • Spaghetti boiled 200 grams

  • Prawns (medium) shelled and deveined 10-15

  • Fresh red chillies sliced 2-3

  • Olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic finely chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh parsley chopped for garnishing + 2 tablespoons

  • Vegetable stock 2 tablespoons

  • Parmesan cheese powder 1 tablespoon

  • Crushed black peppercorns 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat olive oil in a non-stick wok. Add garlic and red chilli and saute for 2-3 minutes. Add prawns, salt and 1 tablespoon chopped parsley and toss well. Cook on high heat for 5-7 minutes. Transfer into a bowl and set aside.

Step 2

Heat spaghetti in the same wok. Add vegetable stock, salt and 1 tablespoon chopped parsley, toss well and simmer for 3-4 minutes.

Step 3

Transfer the spaghetti in a serving bowl, top with cooked prawns, garnish with Parmesan cheese powder, peppercorns, parsley and serve immediately.

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