Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Pasta with Curry Prawn Sauce

Serves: 4


1 ounce (30 g) butter
1/2 teaspoon crushed garlic
1 stick celery, chopped
1 onion, chopped
3 tablespoons all-purpose (plain) flour
2 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon curry powder
1/2 finely chopped small red or green chili
1 tablespoon tomato paste
2 ripe tomatoes, chopped
1/2 cup white wine
1/2 small red pepper, chopped
1/2 small green pepper, chopped
Salt and pepper
1 pound (500 g) green king prawns, shelled
4 ounces (125 g) fettuccine, cooked

Microwave Method:

1. Melt butter for 1 minute on HIGH. Add garlic, celery and onion. Cook for 2-3 minutes on HIGH.
2. Add flour, sugar, curry powder, chili, tomato paste, tomatoes and wine. Cook for 3 minutes on HIGH.
3. Add prawns and peppers. Cook for 8-10 minutes on MEDIUM, stirring 3 times, during cooking.
4. Stir in fettuccine. Season to taste.

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