Wellness
08.Jun.2015

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RECIPE OF THE WEEK: SEAFOOD PASTA WITH ASPARAGUS

Seafood and asparagus, a match made in heaven. Delicious, gorgeous-looking and easy to be made, this comforting seafood pasta with asparagus is just perfect for any occasion. Serve it with white wine, drink in moderation though.

INGREDIENTS (serves 4)

3 tbsp olive oil
1 lemon
30g salted butter
100g asparagus tips
1 garlic, crushed
1 shallot finely chopped
25g coriander, finely chopped
½ tsp chili flakes
300g scallops roeless
300g squid
300g prawns
400g of chopped tomatoes
3 tbsp white wine
500g Linguine
salt and pepper

1. Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a medium saucepan and add the roeless scallops for 2 minutes or until golden. Set the roeless scallops aside.

2. Heat 1 tbsp olive oil with the butter. Leave until the butter melts and then add the shallots for 2 minutes. Add the garlic and chili flakes, and fry for another 2 minutes. Add 3 tbsp white wine and the prawns and squids for 3 minutes. Cover the lid.

3. Add the roeless scallops. Turn off the heat and add the chopped tomatoes and the coriander. Add 2 tsp salt and 1 tsp pepper.

4. In a small pan, boil the asparagus for 4 minutes. Drain it and add to the sauce.

5. Cook the pasta according to the instructions. Serve the pasta with the sauce on top and wedges of lemon.

  • Asparagus tips ©Carla Valois/Morning BeautyAsparagus tips ©Carla Valois/Morning Beauty
  • Finely chopped corindar and lemon ©Carla Valois/Morning BeautyFinely chopped corindar and lemon ©Carla Valois/Morning Beauty
  • Raw squids, prawns and scallops roeless ©Carla Valois/Morning BeautyRaw squids, prawns and scallops roeless ©Carla Valois/Morning Beauty
  • Pan-seared scallops roeless ©Carla Valois/Morning BeautyPan-seared scallops roeless ©Carla Valois/Morning Beauty
  • ©Carla Valois/Morning Beauty©Carla Valois/Morning Beauty
  • ©Carla Valois/Morning Beauty©Carla Valois/Morning Beauty