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Chilli Pasta with Prawns and Lime Recipe

Chilli Pasta with Prawns and Lime Recipe-calories-nutrition facts

PREP TIME: 10 min
COOK TIME: 22 min
READY TIME: 32 min
CALORIES: 503 (per serving)

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  • 750 g (11/2 lb) medium green (raw) prawns, peeled
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons cracked pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped coriander
  • 500 g (1 lb) chilli pasta
  • 250 g (8 oz) fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 4 limes, halved
  • 125 g (4 oz) baby English spinach leaves
  • 1/4 cup basil leaves
  • Olive oil to serve
  • Cracked black pepper


1 Place prawns, oil, pepper and coriander in a bowl and toss to combine. Place pasta in a saucepan of boiling water and cook until al dente.

2 Drain pasta and keep it warm. Boil or steam asparagus until tender, and chop into 5 cm (2 inch) pieces.

3 Place prawns and limes on a hot char grill or barbecue and cook for 1 minute on each side or until tender.

4 Toss prawns with chilli pasta, asparagus, spinach and basil.

5 Squeeze juice from the sweet grilled limes over pasta and top with a drizzle of olive oil and cracked black pepper. Serve immediately.


Calories: 503.8 Kcal
Fat: 12.3 g
Cholesterol: 195.0 mg
Sodium: 236.9 mg
Potassium: 569.5 mg
Carbs: 66.1 g
Protein: 33.0 g