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Spicy Prawn Linguine

Healthy food doesn't have to be boring. This spicy prawn linguine has a spicy chilli kick to keep it interesting. It's so delicious you'll forget that you're being virtuous!

Prep Time

    •    Prep and cook time: 30 minutes
    •    Yield: Serves 2


    •    olive oil
    •    150g linguine
    •    2 shallots, diced
    •    rocket salad to serve
    •    1 clove garlic, crushed
    •    a large pinch chilli flakes
    •    150g raw peeled prawns
    •    400g tin chopped tomatoes
    •    1/2 bunch flat-leaf parsley, chopped
    •    1cm piece ginger, peeled and grated


  1. Heat 1 tsp oil in a large frying pan, add the shallots and fry for 2 minutes before adding the ginger, garlic and chilli flakes.

  2. Fry for another 2 minutes. Add the chopped tomatoes and simmer for 20 minutes until saucy.

  3. Cook the linguine in boiling salted water until just tender, then drain.

  4. Stir the parsley and the prawns into the tomato base, season well and cook until the prawns turn pink.

  5. Add the cooked linguine, toss and serve.

This great family recipe is thanks to Olive Magazine Recipes at


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