Recipe: Hot grilled prawns with mushroom mozzarella
Now the children have gone back to school, it’s time to put delicious food on the timetable. Jenny Bristow shares some superb recipes.
What you'll need
350g large shelled prawns, defrosted if necessary
Juice of 1 lemon
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
200g pasta shells
1 dsp olive oil
2 leeks, finely sliced
200g mushrooms, sliced
200g Parma or Serrano ham
1/2 tsp paprika
275ml single cream
110g Mozzarella cheese, grated
Sprinkle the prawns with a little lemon juice, salt and pepper. Heat a large pan of boiling water on top of the stove. Add a little salt and cook the pasta according to the instructions on the packet. When it is cooked, drain, return to the pan and leave to one side.
Heat the oil in a large pan. Add the leeks and mushrooms and cook gently for 2-3 minutes. Add the ham, prawns, paprika and cooked pasta. Mix well. Pour the cream into the mixture and stir.
Transfer the mixture to a lightly greased ovenproof dish. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese and place in the hot roasting oven at approx 200oC for 6 for 6-7 minutes, or below a hot grill for 4-5 minutes until bubbling and golden. Serve with bread and salad.