It’s that time of year again where we all need to give our immune systems a boost. And this healthy wholesome meal will certainly do the trick, and it’s absolutely delicious. If you are looking for a more budget-friendly option, feel free to swap the prawns for shrimp, or use beans as a vegetarian option.
SERVES 4 // COOKING TIME 30 mins
1 tbsp olive oil
2 cloves garlic, sliced
½ tsp chilli flakes
½ cup cherry tomatoes
Zest and juice of 1 lemon
4 tbsp chopped parsley
Salt and black pepper
¼ cup white wine
350g baby marrow noodles
Basil, to garnish
1. Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium heat. Sauté the garlic and chilli flakes for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add the prawns, tomatoes and lemon zest, and cook until the prawns are pink on all sides.
2. Toss the chopped parsley through the prawn mixture, season, then transfer the prawns to a separate bowl using a slotted spoon.
3. Add white wine and lemon juice to the pan and increase the heat slightly. Scrape the garlic and cooked bits off the bottom of the pan and deglaze for 2 minutes. Add noodles and cook for 2 minutes.
4. Toss the prawns through the noodles and season again if needed. Serve with fresh basil.