Spaghetti With Bacon & Prawns/Shrimp

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"From our weekday newspaper The West Australian. Times are estimated."

Original recipe yields 6 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (235.7 g)
  • Calories 581.1
  • Total Fat - 20.8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 6.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 122.2 mg
  • Sodium - 971 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 68 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.2 g
  • Sugars - 1 g
  • Protein - 35.6 g
  • Calcium - 176 mg
  • Iron - 4.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 25.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.6 mg

Step 1

Cook pasta for 2 minutes less than instructions on the packet.

Step 2

While the pasta cooks, heat oil in a large frypan and cook bacon until it starts to turn golden and then add garlic, lemon zest, chilli flakes and fresh chilli and sizzle another 30 seconds.

Step 3

Add the prawns and stir-fry over medium heat until they change colour (2 to 3 minutes).

Step 4

Drain pasta, reserving a half cup of the cooking liquid.

Step 5

Add pasta, lemon juice, salt, pepper and reserved cooking liquid to the pan with the prawns and toss over heat so the pasta absorbs the flavours.

Step 6

Sprinkle on parsley and serve with parmesan.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



A great meal. We served our's over rice which also worked well. Next time we will have it over pasta. We did add some frozen peas to the rice, but otherwise made as directed. Thanks for sharing!

review by:
(4 Jun 2021)

dienia b

I loved this .all the flavors worked together .a very easy enjoyable meal

review by:
(2 Jun 2021)