Garlic prawn, white wine and rocket spaghetti

Packed full of flavour, this tasty prawn pasta dish, tossed in a fragrant white wine sauce, is quick to make and is perfect for a romantic night-in.

  • 10 mins preparation
  • 10 mins cooking
  • Serves 2
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Garlic prawn, white wine and rocket spaghetti
  • 250 gram spaghetti
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 12 king prawns, shelled, deveined
  • 4 clove garlic, minced
  • 3/4 cup (185ml) white wine
  • 3/4 cup (185ml) cream
  • 1 bunch rocket leaves, sliced
  • sea salt and cracked black pepper, to taste
  • handful flat-leaf parsley leaves, to serve
  • lemon cheeks, to serve


Garlic prawn, white wine and rocket spaghetti
  • 1
    In a large saucepan, bring salted water to boil. Cook the spaghetti according to packet instruction. Drain.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, heat oil in a frying pan over high heat. Cook prawns 1 minute each side, until golden but not cooked through. Remove from the pan; set aside.
  • 3
    Cook garlic 30 seconds. Add wine; reduce by half. Add the cream; bring to boil. Simmer 1 minute, until slightly thickened. Return prawns to the pan for 1-2 minutes, until cooked through.
  • 4
    Add rocket and spaghetti; stir through. Season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with parsley. Serve with lemon cheeks.


We would recommend using a medium-bodied white wine for this recipe.

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