Summer Food Fun and Drink Chapter 8 Chili Prawn Spaghettini

Chili Spaghettini Prawns on Colin and Andrea's plateBoil enough spaghettini for 2 – 5 to 7 minutes.

Meanwhile – heat a saute pan to medium with olive oil – 2 tablespoons

Pan fry the Prawns 2 minutes a side – remove from heat – set aside on paper towel.
Grate 1/2 cup Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese.
Once heated, add a heaping tablespoon of minced garlic + 1 teaspoon of chili flakes (adjust to personal taste!).

Photo right – the result… Canon EOS-30D with 55MM Macro lens – F2.5 window light

Saute garlic and chili flakes.
Turn heat down to LOW.

When the pasta is done, drain – reserving 1/2 cup of pasta water.
Add pasta to the garlic and chili mixture – combined with the 1/2 cup of pasta water.

Toss and add 1/4 cup of Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese.
Return prawns to pan.
Divide into 2 serving plates – covering with extra Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese.

Serve with robust Italian Red Wine!