Creamy Scallops and Prawn Pasta

Creamy Scallops and Prawn Pasta is a seafood pasta dish prepared with prawns and scallops served over pasta drenched in a creamy and mildly spicy sauce.


Who does not love creamy stuff, especially with pasta, the way it coats the noodles, makes me drool just by the thought of it? Today we are making something creamy lovers would desire, spaghetti drenched in a seafood infused cream sauce served with seared scallops and prawns. It is guaranteed heaven on every bite but don’t blame me for that extra inch you may gain on that waistline.

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Creamy Scallops and Prawn Pasta

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Global

Description

Creamy Scallops and Prawn Pasta is a seafood pasta dish prepared with prawns and scallops served over pasta drenched in a creamy and mildly spicy sauce.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 250 g shelled scallops
  • 250 g shelled prawns
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 1/2 cups clam stock (To make at home please see notes)
  • ¼ cup white wine
  • 250 ml fresh cream
  • 1/8 tsp dried basil
  • 1/8 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/8 tsp dried parsley
  • 1/8 tsp dried thyme
  • 2 tsp dried chilli flakes, plus more to garnish
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 small shallots, minced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • olive oil
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • chopped parsley, to garnish
  • cooked spaghetti, to serve

Instructions

  1. Pat dry scallops and prawns using a heavy paper towel, season with salt and freshly ground black pepper
  2. Heat olive oil in a heavy pan and once hot enough, sear scallops on both sides, around 45 seconds on each side. Remove the scallops from the pan then set it aside.
  3. Do the same thing with the prawns, sear on both sides for around 30 seconds on each side, remove prawns from the pan then set it aside.
  4. Lower the heat, add butter then gently sauté garlic and shallots.
  5. Pour the white wine, let it boil and dissolve the brown bits from searing the seafood, shake the pan as you cook it to emulsify. Add the clam stock, dried basil, dried oregano, dried parsley, dried thyme and chilli flakes then let it boil, simmer in medium heat until reduced to half of its volume.
  6. Pour the cream, add parmesan, scallops and prawn then gently simmer for 2 more minutes.
  7. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  8. Serve with cooked spaghetti, garnished with more dried chilli flakes and chopped parsley. Serve.


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5 Responses

  1. wow lots of seafood and that creamy sauce looks so good too. A fabulous meal!

  2. Chef Mimi says:

    Fabulous! I love the herbs plus the cayenne pepper flakes. A wonderful combination. You nailed this one!

  3. suituapui says:

    Can’t go wrong with prawns…and scallops!!!

  4. I wouldn’t change a thing about your delicious looking pasta dish.

  5. This is a bowl of perfection! Love the combination of shrimp and scallops. Will be making this very soon (need to buy some scallops!).

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