Angel Hair Aglio Olio with Shrimps
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  • 1 pound spaghetti
  • 500 g prawns - Shell and devein
  • 6 cloves garlic - minced
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • Freshly grated Parmesan
  • Salt to taste
  1. Bring a large pot of cold water to a boil over high heat, then salt it generously. Add the pasta and cook till al-dente for about 8 - 10 minutes.
  2. Reserve ¼ cup of the pasta water.
  3. While the pasta is cooking, combine the garlic and olive oil in a skillet. Fry for 20 seconds.
  4. Add in prawns and cook for a few minutes. Season with some salt.
  5. Mix in angel hair. Season with salt and red pepper flakes.
  6. Add in the pasta water and a good handful of Parmesan cheese.
  7. Remove from heat and top with more Parmesan, chilli flakes and parsley.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 6 Calories: 468 Fat: 12g Saturated fat: 2g Unsaturated fat: 9g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 59g Sugar: 2g Sodium: 834mg Fiber: 3g Protein: 29g Cholesterol: 177mg
Recipe by Maya Kitchenette at