Saturday, October 11, 2008

Citrus Prawn Fettuccine

Serves: 4


12 ounces (375 g) fettuccine
8 cups hot water
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1 pound (500 g) green prawns, shelled and vein removed
10 ounces (300 g) green beans, washed and trimmed
1 bunch fresh asparagus, cut into 1 1/4 - 1 3/4 inch (3-4 cm) lengths
1 red pepper (capsicum), seeded and sliced
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
1 x 10 ounce (310 g) can mandarin segments, drained
1 cup orange juice
Salt and pepper to taste

Microwave Method:

1. Place fettuccine in a large bowl and cover with water. Cook for 9-10 minutes on HIGH. Drain and rinse.
2. Place oil, garlic and prawns in a bowl, cook for 3-4 minutes on MEDIUM, stir once during cooking.
3. Add beans, asparagus, pepper, lemon juice and parsley to prawns. Mix and cook for 4-6 minutes on MEDIUM HIGH. Add mandarin segments.
4. Heat orange juice for 1-2 minutes until hot. Stir into prawn mixture. Season to taste.
5. Toss mixture over fettuccine. Serve hot.

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