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What sort of warm sauce can I make to go with prawns and pasta?

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egypt Tue 12-Aug-08 09:00:29

A simple bechamel is all i know really blush

alternatively i can do cold prawns in a seafood sauce, but would have to make that from scratch....isn't it mayo with ketchup and...something?

Thanks

cyanarasamba Tue 12-Aug-08 09:01:12

tomato with a pinch of chilli?

Twinkie1 Tue 12-Aug-08 09:02:41

Yep Arribiata - we have it with pasta, prawns and scallops and it is yummy!

Twinkie1 Tue 12-Aug-08 09:03:26

Mary Rose is Mayo, Ketchup, Worcester Sauce and Tabasco but it would be a bit sickly as a whole mean with pasta I think.

egypt Tue 12-Aug-08 09:03:33

what for the warm sauce? i want to cover the pasta and prawns with it. isn't it usually a creamy type thing?

DaisySteiner Tue 12-Aug-08 09:04:12

Read the title as worm sauce shock

Sorry, nothing more helpful to add blush

egypt Tue 12-Aug-08 09:04:32

sorry that was to cyan..

i was thinking along the lines of a creamy/garlicky thing, not q sure.

egypt Tue 12-Aug-08 09:05:10

lol. worms

having those tomorrow

littlelapin Tue 12-Aug-08 09:06:16

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Goober Tue 12-Aug-08 09:07:12

Can't you use Holondaise sauce for that? Either make it yourself or get a sachet a la Schwartz???

Twinkie1 Tue 12-Aug-08 09:07:38

Oooohhhh add some small cherry tomatoes for a minute or so to Lapins sauce and it is scrummy - they do this in a pub near us.

cyanarasamba Tue 12-Aug-08 09:08:13

www.ocado.com/content/html/recipes3/locatelliPrawns.html

This kind of thing - although this is at the fancy end & probably don't need all those ingredients!

littlelapin Tue 12-Aug-08 09:08:51

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cyanarasamba Tue 12-Aug-08 09:09:02

www.mumsnet.com/Recipes?call=RecipePage&pid=2026

Ahhh the voice of commmon sense - this is exactly how I'd do it!

PinkChick Tue 12-Aug-08 09:09:11

i make pasta and prawn with tomato sauce, mayo and a little viniger to thin it out, if your pasta is still warm, then it warms the sauce up and is yummy..i also make it inot more af a salad with chopped cheerry toms, cucuumber, spring onions, red peppers etc..nice with garlic bread/crusty baguette...in fact...think ill buy some prawn in for lunchsmile..yum!

egypt Tue 12-Aug-08 09:11:31

aw ta

will look at your link cyan

littlelapin that sounds just the ticket

tea for tonight....had nothing in, then found those in the freezer, plus have pasta and a bit of salad

job done grin

SqueakyPop Tue 12-Aug-08 10:49:40

When I make prawns with pasta, I usually just use creme fraiche for the 'sauce'.

What I usually do is fry up an onion, garlic and red pepper. Add a bit of white wine (any excuse to open a bottle) and let it reduce a bit. Then add the creme fraiche. It's a thin sauce, but quick and tasty.

cyanarasamba Wed 13-Aug-08 11:20:34

How was is egypt?

egypt Thu 14-Aug-08 03:45:37

hello

lovely lovely

the prawns were a bit tough but the sauce was yummy

dh not a garlic fan and screwed his nose up at the idea of chilli with prawns. but he loved it!

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