Coriander pesto and prawn spaghetti

Recipe from: 5/1/2005 12:00:00 AM
coriander pesto and prawn spaghetti

Ingredients 9
Servings 4
Time 30 mins

Ingredients

  • 2
    c
    fresh coriander
  • 2
    cloves
    garlic, chopped
  • 1
    red chilli, chopped
  • 1
    tsp
    salt to taste
  • 3
    tbsp
    pine nuts, toasted
  • 6
    tbsp
    extra-virgin olive oil
  • 500
    g
    spaghetti, cooked al dente
  • 16
    prawns, shelled
  • 4
    c
    rocket
 

Method

15 mins
 
1. In a pestle and mortar or a food processor, smash or process the coriander.
2.Add the garlic, chilli and salt, and process until you have a wet paste. Add the nuts and grind these as well.
3. Mix in the oil drop by drop until you have a rich green sauce.
4. Heat a little olive oil in a non-stick frying pan and cook the prawns in two batches. Toss in the pasta with a little of the reserved cooking liquid and rocket. Stir in the pesto and enjoy!
 

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