Pasta with lemon butter prawns

Pasta with lemon butter prawns

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(19 ratings)

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

    Butter

    butt-err

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

  • zest 3 lemons
    Lemon

    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

    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

    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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breezyparker
24th Oct, 2008
5.05
Surprisingly tasty - a big hit with hubby. We added a clove of garlic and calamari ... delish!
alicecake
4th Oct, 2008
4.05
Really yummy and easy to make!
llwyn-idris
15th Aug, 2008
Great taste and so easy - good for girly lunch with white wine.
wendy1427
5th Aug, 2008
5.05
Really simple to make, surprisingly tasty. I can see this dish becoming a regular in our house.
eeaton
26th Jul, 2008
5.05
Really simple-but.........YUM!
helbo58
23rd Jul, 2008
4.05
Super simple and extra tasty - there's never a speck left when we make this one!
meghan195
11th Jun, 2008
5.05
Really simple to make and extremely tasty! Definitely making this again!
verastijn
1st Apr, 2008
5.05
Made the risotto with the lemon butter, was perfect!
simon
31st Oct, 2007
3.05
The rocket really sets this off well!

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