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Wafu Spaghetti in Colourful Capsicum Cups

christmas wafu spaghetti in colourful capsicum cups
Don’t you think these Bell Pepper Cups look stunning? The vibrant colours are perfect on occasions such as X’mas. Chinese New Year is also fast approaching. Why don't you try your hands at this tasty recipe that's filled with all the goodness?

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The health benefits of these capsicums surpass many other fruits as they contain far more anti-oxidants that derive from its rich colors. I wanted to have red too but I was afraid that my guests may find it too spicy especially when taken raw. Instead, I added cherry tomatoes and prawns to add a shade of red to the Wafu Spaghetti.

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To complement the pasta, I made some Chilled Aromatic Earl Grey Pork Loins to go with it. It was a satisfying meal for both our sight and taste.

(Serves 5)
5 Capsicum (3 green, 3 yellow)
½ pkt of Spaghetti
200g of Prawns
10 Cherry tomatoes
1 tbsp Extra-virgin Olive Oil
1 tsp Salt
½ tsp Chilli peppercorn
½ bottle of Wafu sauce
6 cloves of Garlic
Parsley for garnish

  1. Cut off top (cap) and dispose seeds from capsicums. Remove stalk but keep “cap”. Don’t waste. Wash and use the fruit from the “cap”. Dice it and set aside. Rinse all other capsicums and turn them upside down to dry. Halve the tomatoes and slice the garlic.
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  3. Cook pasta according to instructions on package. Drain well. Instead of putting butter or olive oil to prevent pasta from sticking, mix with 5 tbsp of Wafu sauce, a Japanese vinaigrette popularly used for salad dressing.
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  5. Remove shells and devein prawns. Cut into cubes. Heat pan and add olive oil. Sautéed garlic till fragrant and add prawns. Throw in diced capsicums and chilli peppercorns.
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  7. Add pasta, tomatoes, remaining wafu sauce and salt. Mix well.
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  9. Divide pasta and slot them into capsicum cups. Garnish with parsley.
beautiful christmas wafu spaghetti in capsicum cups

Try pairing these colourful capsicum pasta with Chilled Aromatic Earl Grey Pork Loins! Remember to check out other festive recipes too @ Merry X’mas With Love From Singapore!
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  1. Hi Shirley,

    I was wondering if you were going to post the recipe for these. Love everything about them; the flavors, the presentation, the creativity, and on and on. These make such a great sidedish and they seem quick and easy. Thank you for sharing, my friend.

  2. The presentation of this dish looks absolutely stunning Shirley! Great job!

  3. I love this idea! How clever... you have an edible bowl... nom nom

  4. loved the way you have decorated it with capsicum cups- innovative and elegant!

  5. Chinese New Year IS coming and boy I can't WAIT for the year of the rabbit to begin! Thanks for sharing this recipe!

  6. Lequan, u're always so sweet & supportive! Thks so much, my friend!

    Peggy, I'm glad it caught your attention!

    Penny, I ran out of plates. Hahaha!

    Suchitra, thks for dropping by & hope to see u more often!

    Tiffany, CNY is so soon. I'm already in the mood! Thks for visiting! Will be going over to yours to take a look :)

  7. what a brilliant idea to serve your spagetti in capsium cups. Pretty n yet edible - so healthy too.


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