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Lemon and garlic chili prawns

Category: Main course

Preparation time:
5 minutes
Cooking time:
20 minutes

What you'll need and how to make this dish


  • 455g dried spaghetti
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • peeled and crushed
  • 400g peeled prawns
  • 250 ml white wine
  • 2 heaped tablespoons of sun-dried tomato paste
  • 2 dried red chillies crushed in a pestle and mortar
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • Zest from 1 lemon
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper


  • Cook the spaghetti in plenty of boiling water for about 7 to 10 minutes
  • Heat about 4 tablespoons of olive oil in a frying pan or a wok and gently cook the garlic and chili. As soon as the garlic starts to colour
  • add the prawns.Don't allow it to brown or it will be bitter.
  • Stir in the sun-dried tomato puree and let it sizzle for 30 seconds
  • Add the white wine and stir well.
  • Once the wine has heater through toss the pasta in the sauce
  • add the lemon juice and serve.