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Quick Garlic and Chilli Prawn Zoodles

Ready in just 20 minutes, this recipe is a super-fast dinner option and still has all the flavour with garlic and chilli prawns.

Prep Time

    •    Prep time: 10 minutes
    •    Cook time: 10 minutes
    •    Yield: Serves 4


    •    2 garlic cloves, crushed
    •    1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
    •    1 long red chilli, finely chopped
    •    400g can cherry tomatoes in juice
    •    2 x 250g packets zucchini spaghetti
    •    1 tbsp finely chopped fresh basil leaves
    •    finely chopped fresh basil leaves, to serve
    •    1 tbsp finely chopped fresh oregano leaves
    •    1/2 cup coarse fresh wholemeal breadcrumbs
    •    16 (750g) medium green prawns, deveined (tails intact)


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large, deep frying pan over medium-high heat. Add breadcrumbs and half the garlic. Cook, stirring, for 3 to 4 minutes or until golden. Add oregano and basil. Stir to combine. Transfer to a bowl. Wipe pan clean.
  2. Heat remaining oil in same pan over medium-high heat. Add chilli and remaining garlic. Cook for 1 minute or until fragrant. Add tomatoes and prawns. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 4 minutes or until prawns are cooked through. Add zoodles. Season. Cook, tossing occasionally, for 1 minute or until just softened.
  3. Divide mixture among serving plates. Sprinkle with breadcrumb mixture and extra basil leaves. Serve.

This great family recipe is thanks to Taste Recipes at


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