Prawn pasta

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Tonight, I had a rather long but enjoyable conversation  with my mom about cooking in general and the passion I have for it. During this conversation I was thinking of what I could cook under 30 minutes and seafood based.

A bit sad that I didn’t have a mixed seafood bag in the freezer as I would really have appreciated some calamari/squid in this dish. Anyways as with life we learn to adapt quickly which is what I did :).

For this meal I used macaroni, but orzo will be a perfect substitute. I will remake this meal using orzo (a rice shaped pasta) :). Pasta in all its various shapes, sizes, and textures, provides the perfect backdrop for your favorite combinations of seafood, sauces, and seasonings. It is a must in everyone’s food cupboard :).

The ingredients which include peas, cooked prawns, macaroni, chopped parsley, sliced red peppers, black pepper, salt, curry, all purpose seasoning and cumin are pictured below

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Bring the macaroni to boil for about 7 mins add the spices and leave to cook for another 5 minutes.  Heat oil in a frying pan and add prawns, peas, salt and pepper stir for 2 minutes. Add roasted pepper slices and some chopped parsley and stir for a minute.  Add the macaroni and some stock left from cooking the pasta. Leave to cook for 2 mins

on low heat. Stir and serve, sprinkle the remaining chopped parsley on the dish.

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