Spaghetti Aglio E Olio – Italy

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Spaghetti Aglio E Olio

Spicy spaghetti with chillies
Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 12 portions
  • Serving size: 100g
  • Calories: 391 kcal
  • Fat: 16 grams
  • Saturated fat: 4.8 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 51 grams
  • Sugar: 1.8 grams
  • Sodium: 0.38 grams
  • Fiber: 3.6. grams
  • Protein: 14 grams
Recipe type: Spicy pasta with chillies
Cuisine: Italian
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The Italians, who are internationally recognised as being the best pasta makers in the world, know one thing above all - Chillies and pasta are a marriage made in heaven. This recipe, which is pasta in served in one of its simplest forms showcases just that. Extremely simple to make but just brimming with flavour. To get the absolute best of this recipe, use only the very best ingredients. You will not be disappointed
  • Spaghetti - 200 grams - see note
  • Extra virgin olive oil - 2 tablespoons
  • Garlic – 4 cloves (finely diced).
  • Fresh chilli – 2 (finely sliced)
  • Chilli flakes – 1 teaspoon ( see note)
  • Flat leafed parsley (Fresh) – 2 tablespoons (finely chopped)
  • Parmesan cheese – ½ cup
  1. Bring a medium-sized pot to the boil.
  2. Add spaghetti and cook according to package instructions.
  3. In the meantime, gently heat olive oil.
  4. Once at medium heat, add garlic and chillies. Cook until the garlic has changed colour (be careful not to burn).
  5. Drain the spaghetti in a colander
  6. Place in serving bowl and top with heated olive oil. Mix through
  7. Sprinkle with chilli flakes
  8. Serve immediately with parmesan cheese in a separate bowl (each diner should sprinkle the cheese over the spaghetti according to own preference)
This recipe yields 2 servings

Note: this recipe is based on dried pasta. For fresh increase the quantity to 300 grams

Keywords: Easy to make spicy Spaghetti


Thai stir fried noodles with Sai ua

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Thai stir -fried glass noodles with Sai au sausage

Thai stir-fried noodles with Sai ua sausage
Nutrition Information
  • Serving size: 300g
  • Calories: 310
  • Fat: 12 grams
  • Saturated fat: 2 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 41 grams
  • Sugar: 3 grams
  • Sodium: 69 mg
  • Fiber: 2 grams
  • Protein: 12 grams
  • Cholesterol: 95 mg
Recipe type: Spicy pasta with chillies
Cuisine: Thai
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Okay, this is going to be a labour of love. Sai au, a Thai sausage is not freely available outside Thailand, so to make this dish you will also need to make the sausage. To do this, follow the instructions here. If you have made the sausage or are lucky enough to have bought it elsewhere, follow the recipe below for a fine treat.
  • Thai rice noodles (Glass noodles) - 150 grams
  • Vegetable oil - I tablespoon
  • Onion- 1 medium – diced
  • Fresh red chilli – 1 finely chopped
  • Thai Sai ua sausage – 200 grams (see note)
  • Fresh carrot – ½ cup
  • Chilli oil – one tablespoon
  • Two eggs
  • Spring onions – 4 (sliced)
  1. Chop sausage into bite-size pieces
  2. Bring a medium pot of water to the boil. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.
  3. Add glass noodles and cover pot. Allow to rehydrate for 10 to 15 minutes.
  4. Drain and set aside
  5. Heat vegetable oil in a wok or skillet to a medium heat
  6. Add the onion and. Stir until the onions become translucent
  7. Add the sausage and carrot. Cook until the sausage is almost done
  8. Add the chilli oil and garlic
  9. Allow the sausage to cook through
  10. Add the eggs and scramble through
  11. Finally, add the rehydrated glass noodles
  12. Turn up the heat and stir fry until noodles are heated through
  13. Serve immediately topped with spring onions and fresh chilli
Recipe to make Sai ua sausages here

This recipe yields 3 to 4 servings of approx 300 grams

Keywords: Thai sti fried noodles with Sai ua sausages