Creamy celery, chilli and prawn spaghetti

Creamy celery, chilli and prawn spaghetti

Serves: 6
Cooking Time: 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 300g spaghetti
  • 15ml (1 tbsp) olive oil
  • 1 onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
  • 500ml (2 cups) fresh cream
  • 1 bunch celery, washed and chopped (leaves reserved, to garnish)
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 15g butter
  • 15ml (1 tbsp) olive oil
  • 2,5ml (½ tsp) crushed dried chilli flakes
  • 300g prawns, cleaned and heads removed
  • handful fresh chives, chopped

Instructions

1

Cook the spaghetti according to packet instructions.

2

For the sauce, heat the first 15ml (1 tbsp) olive oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat and fry the onion until softened, 2 minutes. Add the garlic, cream and celery, season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper, reduce the heat and allow to simmer, about 10 minutes.

3

Melt the butter and the remaining 15ml (1 tbsp) olive oil in a pan over high heat and fry the prawns, 3 minutes on each side. Stir in the chilli flakes, remove from heat and stir in the sauce. Add the pasta and chives and serve garnished with celery leaves.

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