24 prawns (frozen or raw)
400g pasta e.g. penne, linguine, spaghetti, tagliatelle
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 red chilli (or to taste), finely chopped
400g tinned chopped tomatoes
Lemon wedges, to serve
Fresh basil, to garnish
If using frozen uncooked prawns, defrost prior to cooking as per pack instructions.
Cook the pasta according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
While the pasta is cooking, heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan over a medium heat. and add the prawns. Season with black pepper and cook for 1 minute.
Add the garlic and chilli and cook for another minute before adding the tomatoes. Reduce the heat to low and simmer gently for 5 minutes or until the pasta is cooked.
When the pasta is cooked, drain and toss it through the sauce.
Serve immediately, with a squeeze of lemon juice and garnished with the basil.