Pasta with lemon butter prawns

Pasta with lemon butter prawns

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(17 ratings)

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Cooking time

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 10 mins Plus 15 mins to infuse

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 4

Inject a touch of indulgence into your everyday pasta by adding big juicy prawns

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
531
protein
20g
carbs
68g
fat
22g
saturates
13g
fibre
3g
sugar
1g
salt
0.65g

Ingredients

  • 100g butter
  • zest 3 lemons
  • 200g large raw prawns, shelled
  • 350g tagliatelle
  • 100g bag rocket

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Method

  1. Melt the butter, then add the zest and infuse for about 15 mins. Add a little of the butter to a pan, then fry the prawns for 2-3 mins.
  2. Meanwhile, boil the tagliatelle according to pack instructions. Drain, return to the pan, then add the butter, prawns and rocket. Toss together, season and serve immediately.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, October 2007

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Pollyonion's picture

This is such a simple, fresh and tasty dish. One of our favourites.

andy01's picture

Absolutely scrumptious but so simple, a family favourite now.

lorna_aq's picture
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By the way it's a 5*!!

lorna_aq's picture
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This is the best prawn pasta recipe I have made ...simple and fresh! Just about to try it again without rocket as forgot to buy it ...hopefully lots of herbs will help!

sunnysandy's picture
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Mmmmm - very nice and very simple!

northernminx's picture
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Not a fan - too much of a buttery taste for my liking :(

jasonmurphy1976's picture
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Very simple ... Very tasty !!!

thynk2much's picture
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So easy and really delicious. Tasted healthy and fresh.

hlegrande's picture

I made this last night and my friends loved it - i added some garlic in with the lemon zest and it tasted really good. And i served it with garlic bread just incase we didnt smell of garlic enough!

breezyparker's picture
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Surprisingly tasty - a big hit with hubby. We added a clove of garlic and calamari ... delish!

alicecake's picture
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Really yummy and easy to make!

llwyn-idris's picture

Great taste and so easy - good for girly lunch with white wine.

wendy1427's picture
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Really simple to make, surprisingly tasty. I can see this dish becoming a regular in our house.

eeaton's picture
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Really simple-but.........YUM!

helbo58's picture
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Super simple and extra tasty - there's never a speck left when we make this one!

meghan195's picture
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Really simple to make and extremely tasty! Definitely making this again!

verastijn's picture
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Made the risotto with the lemon butter, was perfect!

simon's picture
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The rocket really sets this off well!

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