Chilli and Lemon Prawn Courgetti

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Salads are great in the summer, especially when it’s so warm you don’t feel like eating much. But sometimes you just need something light and fresh that still feels like a substantial meal. This dish is the perfect meal for a quick and easy summer evening, but also special enough for a dinner party or guests. They would never believe it only took you 10 minutes to make!
Chilli and Lemon Prawn Courgetti
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Serves: 1
  • 1 medium-large courgette, spiralised
  • 8-10 pre-cooked prawns
  • 1 tbsp finely grated parmesan or similar hard cheese
  • The juice of half a lemon
  • A handful of pine nuts
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp chilli flakes
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Keep the same pan on the heat and add the olive oil. Finely chop the garlic clove and fry for about a minute
  2. Turn the heat up to medium and add the courgetti, prawns and lemon juice
  3. Heat for about 3 minutes, constantly tossing so that the courgetti and prawns are heated through
  4. Add the parmesan, chilli flakes and salt and pepper and toss through the courgetti
  5. After another minute, remove from the heat and serve, topped with the toasted pine nuts

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