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Prawn Oil Aglio Olio Pasta
This Prawn Oil Aglio Olio Pasta is a great quick fix for last minute guests or dinner parties. This recipe was first published in Flavours magazine.
To prepare prawn oil
Preheat oven to 140°C. Place prawn heads and shells in small saucepan, pour red palm oil over and cover pan with a lid. Simmer for 2 hours. Allow to cool, strain the oil and pour into a bottle. Chill.
To prepare pasta
Cook pasta according to packet instructions. Toss with a little prawn oil after cooking and set aside.
Heat half of the rest of the oil in a wok. When it starts to smoke, add garlic and chillies and stir-fry over medium heat till aromatic.
Add the cooked pasta and stir-fry over high heat till pasta is well-coated. Season to taste and add the parsley or coriander. Sprinkle with Parmesan and serve immediately.
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