Monday 21 December 2015

Seafood Pasta

My 2 children love pasta and any kind of pasta. One of their favorite pasta is seafood pasta with scallops. We used to order this seafood pasta from a restuarant.

Since they like pasta, i will cook pasta with different kinds of ingredients. This is one of the way to cook this.

2 - 4 fresh scallops/frozen scallops
2 big prawns -remove shell and dirt
3-4 pcs swiss brown - sliced/ some shimeji mushrooms
1/4 carrots -sliced
1 clove of garlic - chopped
1 tablespoons olive oil
1 tbsp oyster sauce / black pepper sauce
1/2 tsp chicken stock powder
1 stalks spring onion - cut 1 inch length
1 stalk coriander - just the leaves
Few slice of red chilli optional

100g -125g  linguine/ any pasta
Water for cooking linguine
1 tablespoon of oil
2 tsp salt

1. Cook the lingunie/pasta  in boiling salted  water with added oil according to packet instructions and drain  thoroughly. Set aside. Note : keep 1/2 cup of pasta water after boiling the pasta.

2. Seasoned the scallops and prawns with some salt and dash pepper. Pan seared scallops and prawns with 1 spoon of oil on the hot pan until both sides of scallops are brown and prawns are cooked. Remove from pan and set aside.

3. In the same fry pan and another spoon of olive oil and fry garlic until fragrance and golden brown.  Remove fried garlic into a bowl, leave  the oil in the wok. Add mushrooms in the wok and fry until soft. Add chicken powder , oyster sauce or black pepper sauce and 1/4 cup of the water from boiling linguine/pasta. Adjust seasoning according to your taste.

4. When the mushrooms sauce is boiled, add the cooked linguine.  Stir well. Last add the fried garlic, spring onion, coriander, sliced chilli cooked scallops and prawns (1). Stir for few seconds. Off fire and turn into a serving dish. Serve while it is hot.

You may like to view my other posts:
1. mushrooms-aglio-olio
2. tang-hoon-prawn-glass-vermicelli
3. pan-fry-black-pepper-udon

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