Thinking of a homemade Valentine's Day dinner? Pica LéLa have some ideas for you

Posted by Rachel Lum on

You might have already prepared your Valentine's Day present for your loved one. (If not, still not too late to login to our Pica LéLa website for shopping:-) )

Having a headache trying to book a table for Valentine's Day dinner? Why not consider to prepare a homemade meal?  The Pica LéLa team have selected some homemade dishes below for you to try!

Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi Homemade Valentine's Day Dinner

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  • 1 (8 ounce) pack angel hair pasta
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 4 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

Prep: 15mins   Cook: 10mins   Ready in: 25mins

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Stir in pasta and return pot to boil. Cook until al dente. Drain well.
  2. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in garlic and shrimp. Cook, stirring constantly, for 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in wine and pepper. Bring to the boil and cook for 30 seconds while stirring constantly.
  4. Mix shrimp with drained pasta in a serving bowl. Sprinkle with cheese and parsley. Serve immediately.

You can also buy some fresh prawns and make a heart shaped prawns dish as the entree.  Cute right!?

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Filet Mignon Steak with Rich Balsamic Glaze

Filet Mignon Steak Valentine's Day homemade dinner

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  • 2 (4 ounce) filet mignon steaks
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup dry red wine

Prep: 5mins     Cook: 15mins  Ready in: 20mins

  1. Sprinkle freshly ground pepper over both sides of each steak, and sprinkle with salt to taste.
  2. Heat a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Place steaks in hot pan, and cook for 1 minute on each side, or until browned. Reduce heat to medium-low, and add balsamic vinegar and red wine. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, basting with sauce when you turn the meat over.
  3. Remove steaks to two warmed plates, spoon one tablespoon of glaze over each, and serve immediately.

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Here are some other heart shaped dishes for you too!

Heart shaped salmon & pizza

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Heart shaped fruit skewers:

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 Wishing you all a great Valentine's Day next week :)

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