AIC #EatWell Recipes: Prawn Pasta in 5 Steps

AIC #EatWell Recipes: Prawn Pasta in 5 Steps

06 Nov 2020
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Whipping up a tasty and healthy meal doesn’t always mean making a  mess in the kitchen.  

That’s exactly the type of recipe we’re sharing with you today — Prawn Pasta! A dish simple enough for a busy day, this delicious Prawn Pasta brings out all the right flavours with a little seasoning.   

So, let’s get to it! 

P.S. For those of you who are allergic to prawn, consider alternative proteins like chicken or salmon.

What You’ll Need

Ingredients

  1. 1 Packet of Pasta (about 400g)
  2. 200gm of Kailan (shredded)
  3. 16 Pieces of Medium-sized Prawns (diced)
  4. 1 Piece of Red Chilli (de-seeded and finely chopped)
  5. 1 Piece of Yellow Onion (chopped)
  6. 4 Cloves of Garlic (chopped)
  7. 8 Tablespoons of Cooking Oil
  8. 2gm of Salt (pinch)
  9. 1 Teaspoon of Pepper
  10. 200ml of Water

Let’s Start Making Prawn Pasta

Step 1 - Bring a large pot of water to boil and cook pasta according to instructions on the package. Do not discard pasta water afterwards. 

Step 2 - Heat cooking oil in a large frying pan. Add chopped garlic and onions, and stir fry until fragrant.

Step 3 - Add shredded kailan, chilli, and prawns. Stir fry for two to three minutes until the prawns are cooked. 

Step 4 - Add the cooked pasta to the pan. Mix well with salt and pepper.

Step 5 - Moisten pasta with pasta water from Step 1 if it gets too dry. Serve hot. 

Nutritional Values of Prawn Pasta

Energy: 460kcal

Protein: 27g

Total Fat: 17g

Saturated Fat: 7g

Cholesterol: 119mg

Carbohydrate: 48g

Dietary Fibre: 5g

Sodium: 491mg

Folate: 15µg

Calcium: 181mg

Iron: 2mg

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