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Prawn Pasta with Peppers and Cream


  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil

  • 340g/12oz raw prawns, shelled and deveined

  • ½ red pepper, finely sliced

  • ½ yellow pepper, finely sliced

  • salt

  • 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped

  • 1 tbsp hot chilli sauce (optional)

  • 150ml/5fl oz double cream

  • 340g/12oz pasta, cooked to packet instructions

  • small bunch of fresh basil leaves, shredded

  • freshly ground black pepper


  • 1.

    Add the oil, prawns and peppers to a large frying pan, season with a little salt and stir-fry over a high heat for about a minute. Add the garlic and fry until the prawns are cooked through.

  • 2.

    Add the chilli sauce (if using) and mix well. Pour in the cream and cook until the sauce has slightly thickened, then add the pasta to warm through.

  • 3.

    Remove from the heat and fold in the shredded basil. Season to taste and serve immediately.

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