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Seared Salmon and Prawn Pasta

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This is a pasta dish cooked in a creamy sauce with Salmon and prawns. Delicious

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Ingredients

  • 200g fillet of salmon (cut into thick slices)
  • 16 grey tiger prawns
  • 120g dried pasta shells or 400g fresh pasta shells
  • 1 small onion (chopped)
  • 50g mushrooms (sliced)
  • 1 clove of garlic (chopped)
  • 2 tablespoon diced red pepper
  • 2 tablespoon diced green pepper
  • 100 ml dry white wine
  • 100 ml milk
  • 75g grated matured Cheddar cheese
  • 1 teaspoon cornflour
  • 1 handful of chopped fresh herbs
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • A few shavings of Parmesan cheese and chopped chives for garnish

Details

servings 4
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 25mins
Cost Average budget

Preparation

Step 1

Put pasta shells in a large pan of boiling water and cook till soften. Drain and set aside.
Heat olive oil in a large frying pan. Sear the salmon slices and the tiger prawns quickly to seal in the juice and bring out the colour and flavour. Drain and set aside.

Step 2

With the same pan, sweat the onion and garlic without browning. Add in peppers and mushrooms. Fry for 1 minutes. Sizzle in the white wine. Add in the milk and the grated Cheddar. Bring to the boil. Simmer gently till the cheese is melted.

Step 3

Thicken the sauce with blended cornflour with 1 tablespoon of water. Season the sauce with salt and pepper.
Break the seared salmon into big chunks. Add the salmon and prawns to the cheese sauce. Heat through.

Step 4

Stir in the prepared pasta and the fresh herbs. Heat through.
Serve hot. Garnish with shavings of Parmesan cheese and chopped chives.

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Fresh pasta can also be used to save time.

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