Pasta with lemon butter prawns

Pasta with lemon butter prawns

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

Easy

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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Ingredients

  • 100g butter

    Butter

    butt-err

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

  • zest 3 lemons

    Lemon

    le-mon

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

  • 200g large raw prawns, shelled

    Prawn

    praw-n

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

  • 350g tagliatelle
  • 100g bag rocket

    Rocket

    roh-ket

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

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.

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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
5

By the way it's a 5*!!

lorna_aq's picture
5

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
4

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
4

Very simple ... Very tasty !!!

thynk2much's picture
4

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
5

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

alicecake's picture
4

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
5

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

eeaton's picture
5

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

helbo58's picture
4

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

meghan195's picture
5

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

verastijn's picture
5

Made the risotto with the lemon butter, was perfect!

simon's picture
3

The rocket really sets this off well!

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