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Grilled Prawn Pasta with Garlic Chili Oil

Serves: 4

Difficulty: Easy


Garlic Chilli Oil


  1. Add salt to a pot of water. Mix in sugar, black peppercorns, bay leaves, prawns, white wine and chopped lemon. Brine for 30 minutes.
  2. Add spaghettini noodles to a pot of boiling water and cook until al dente.
  3. Transfer brined prawns to a bowl and peel off shells.
  4. Spoon chilled garlic chilli oil into bowl of prawns and toss.
  5. Lay prawns in an oiled skillet at medium heat. Cook for 1 minute a side seconds per side, until pink.
  6. Add chopped shallot and parsley to the prawn pan. Spoon in some garlic chilli oil. Add the cooked pasta and a little pasta water. Toss all together. Finish with pepper and lemon juice.
  7. Transfer prawn pasta to a serving bowl. Drizzle olive oil, squeeze in fresh lemon, and serve.

For the garlic chilli oil


  1. Add garlic and chilli to a food processor. Pour in vegetable oil. Add salt and blitz for 10 seconds. Pour into a mason jar and store in the refrigerator.