- 175g spaghetti
- 2 tbsp olive oil
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- 140g large raw peeled prawn, thawed if frozen
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- zest and juice 1 lemon, plus wedges to serve (optional)
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- bunch flat-leaf parsley, roughly chopped
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Boil the pasta. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large pan, add the prawns, then quickly fry until they are evenly pink.
Throw in the lemon zest and juice, parsley, 2 tbsp of the pasta cooking water and salt and pepper, then heat through.
Drain the spaghetti, add to the pan, then toss everything together. Serve with lemon wedges, if liked.
Dry the prawns on kitchen paper first – this helps them to fry quicker, without steaming or overcooking.