Prawn & Scallop Italian Thai Olio

Prawn & Scallop Italian Thai Olio


60 g Fresh Banana Prawns, large size.
50 g Fresh Scallops, washed and soaked in milk.
8 Cherry Tomatoes.
7 pips Fresh Garlic.
2 sprigs Thai Basil.
2 sprigs Sweet Basil.
50 g Shemeji Mushrooms, Brown capped Enoki is an alternative.
5 tbsp Virgin Olive Oil.
½ tbsp Chili Flakes ( mild – medium heat )
400 g Taings Shelf Fresh Udon Noodles.*
Salt and freshly grounded Black Peper to taste.

To be done before starting to cook

  1.   Prepare the prawns by peeling off the shell, leaving the tails intact. Devein them. Keep aside.
  2.  Pick and wash the Thai & Sweet Basil leaves, leaving one young shoot of the Sweet Basil for deco.
  3.  Mushrooms need to be detached from the base, loosened and given a quick wash.


  1.  Heat 2 tablespoons of the olive oil on medium, and fry the prawns until just cooked.
  2.  Drain the scallops from the milk, fry until just cooked, put aside. Let the juices come out.
  3.  Heat the rest of the olive oil, fry the garlic slices , until golden, take them out of the pan, fry the Tomatoes, the mushrooms, the Thai and Sweet basils lightly, put in the loosened noodles, the prawns and the scallops , heat through.
  4.  Lastly sprinkle the chili flakes, season to taste with the salt and pepper,  and scatter the garlic slices. Transfer to a serving dish, decorate with the basil shoot. Drip left over oil . Enjoy !

Taings Shelf Fresh Noodles are available in the Grocery Aisle of Independent Supermarkets

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