Seared Prawns with Creamy Tomato Penne Pasta For One

By August 26, 2022Mains

What a delightful, deliciously, easy, tasty meal in minutes. Enjoy!



Prep time

5 Minutes

Cooking time

20 Minutes


  • ⅔ cup Penne pasta
  • 1 eschallot, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • ½-1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • ½-1 teaspoon grated garlic
  • squeeze lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons chicken stock or white wine
  • 1 tablespoon thickened cream
  • squeeze of Sriracha sauce *optional
  • spray oil
  • 8-10 green peeled prawns
  • 6-8 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh coriander
  • salt and pepper


  • Cook pasta in boiling water with a pinch of salt for 10-12 minutes, drain and set aside
  • Melt butter in a small non-stick frying pan over medium heat, and pan-fry the eschallot, garlic and ginger for 1-2 minutes until it starts to soften but not brown
  • Add stock, cream and *Sriracha sauce stir until thickens. Remove from heat and set aside
  • Wipe pan clean and spray with oil. add the tomatoes, cook over medium-high heat for 1 minute
  • Add the prawns and sear on both sides until pink in colour and cooked through (1-2 minutes)
  • Add the sauce and the pasta back to the pan, season to taste. 
  • Stir until heated through. 
  • Place into a serving bowl and sprinkle with coriander. 
  • Serve and Enjoy!

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