Creamy Prawns – Recipe of the Week

18 May 2019

For those of us who are seafood and shellfish lovers, prawns can always make a tasty treat in so many ways and dishes. They also contain quite a lot of protein per serving, meaning that they work as great building blocks for lean muscle mass. Shape My Plan (learn more about them here) present this creamy prawns recipe that is not only simple to make; but also consciously crafted to be a healthy option that you can enjoy again and again.

Creamy Prawns

creamy prawns on a round plate filled with orange coloured sauce and vegetable slices at westpark fitness

Recipe Ingredients List

  • Prawns (80g)
  • Light / Reduced Fat Cream Cheese (60g)
  • Cherry Tomatoes (five)
  • Courgette (half)
  • Garlic (one clove)
  • Olive Oil (one teaspoon)

Step 1
Place the teaspoon of olive oil into a frying pan over a medium heat. Crush the glove of garlic and then add this to the pan too – frying it for one to two minutes to cook it.


Step 2
Halve the cherry tomatoes, cut the courgette into slices and then add these to the frying pan too. Fry them until they are tenderly cooked.


Step 3
Next, add the light / reduced fat cream cheese into the pan too. Stir this well in amongst the other ingredients until it melts and mingles throughout the pan.


Step 4
Lastly then, add the prawns to the sauce in the pan and allow the sauce to simmer until the prawns turn pink – this will take approximately five to ten minutes. Now serve and enjoy!


As you can see, this creamy prawns recipe is complete in four simple steps and makes for a healthy and tasty treat. By using a mixture of protein, vegetables and light / reduced fat cream cheese; it makes for a mix that is deliciously moreish while being a healthy recipe choice.

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