Pasta with lemon butter prawns

Pasta with lemon butter prawns

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(17 ratings)

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


Serves 4
Inject a touch of indulgence into your everyday pasta by adding big juicy prawns

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal531
  • fat22g
  • saturates13g
  • carbs68g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre3g
  • protein20g
  • salt0.65g
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  • 100g butter



    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • zest 3 lemons



    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 200g large raw prawns, shelled



    There are thousands of different species of prawn, but tiger, king and North Atlantic are the…

  • 350g tagliatelle
  • 100g bag rocket



    Rocket is a very 'English' leaf, and has been used in salads since Elizabethan times. It…


  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.

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Comments (18)

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

By the way it's a 5*!!

lorna_aq's picture

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

Mmmmm - very nice and very simple!

northernminx's picture

Not a fan - too much of a buttery taste for my liking :(

jasonmurphy1976's picture

Very simple ... Very tasty !!!

thynk2much's picture

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

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

alicecake's picture

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

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

eeaton's picture

Really simple-but.........YUM!

helbo58's picture

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

meghan195's picture

Really simple to make and extremely tasty! Definitely making this again!

verastijn's picture

Made the risotto with the lemon butter, was perfect!

simon's picture

The rocket really sets this off well!

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