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Gail's Prawn, Mussel Chilli Pasta

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Spoiled my loved ones yesterday. Enjoy๐Ÿ˜™
Cook Tagliatelle pasta according to package instructions. Set aside.
400 g Prawn meat cleaned and marinated for 4 hours in:
2 tsp garlic & chilli paste
1 tsp grated root ginger
2 tsp chill paste or dried chilli flakes
2 tbsp garlic & chilli store-bought sauce
2 tbsp peri peri sauce
2 tsp sweet chilli sauce
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp dried sweet basil
400 g Mussels in 1/2 shells steamed for
5 – 6 mins in steamer. Set aside in a bowl.
In a large skillet add 2 tbsp butter add 5 chopped spring onions and fry for 1 min.
Add prawn meat and stir fry for 3 mins.
Add 1/2 glass white wine to pan and reduce liquid by a quarter.
Remove prawns add 3 tbsp tomato paste with 1/4 cup chicken stock and boil up.
Add mussels & prawns to pan to heat through. Stir in 1/2 cup fresh cream.
Season with salt & black pepper to taste.
Pour over cooked pasta.
Finish with basil leaves roughly chopped, squeeze juice of 1 lemon.
Serve with green salad.
Serves 4
If not using wine increase liquid by adding an extra 1/4 cup chicken stock
Recipe my own, Prepared, tried and tested by: ย Gail Haselsteiner
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4 thoughts on “Gail's Prawn, Mussel Chilli Pasta”

  1. Reblogged this on Retired? No one told me! and commented:
    Guess who is going to be making this very soon….It has Chilli! I eat very little pasta but when I do I like to make it a memorable dish and methinks this will become a family favourite…It ticks all the boxes for everyone…..Chilli and wine(me) Prawns and mussels(the men folk….Love it! Thank you Gail for sharing this wonderful recipe ๐Ÿ™‚


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