Special prawn pasta

Special prawn pasta

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(82 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 20 mins

Easy

Easily halved or doubled

Juicy tiger prawns turn this simple supper dish into something really special

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal548
  • fat13g
  • saturates7g
  • carbs75g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre3g
  • protein30g
  • salt0.94g
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Ingredients

  • 200g linguine or spaghetti
  • 25g butter
    Butter

    Butter

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    Butter is a dairy product made from separating whole milk or cream into fat and…

  • 200g raw peeled prawn, preferably tiger prawns
    Prawn

    Prawn

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

  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 100ml white wine
  • squeeze lemon juice
  • small handful flatleaf parsley, roughly chopped

Method

  1. Cook the pasta in a large pan of boiling, salted water according to pack instructions. Meanwhile, heat a small knob of the butter in a frying pan. When it starts to sizzle, add the prawns and fry for 1 min until they start to change colour. Add the garlic and sizzle for 1 min more, splash in the wine, then bring to the boil. Swirl in the rest of the butter, season with salt and pepper and a squeeze of lemon juice, then stir in the chopped parsley.

  2. When the pasta is just cooked, drain and toss through the prawns. Divide the pasta between 2 bowls, pour over any excess sauce and serve straightaway.

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abcdefghijord
26th May, 2014
5.05
I used red pesto instead of 25g of butter and didn't add the lemon, but I added some Tabasco and capers. It was fab!
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abcdefghijord
20th May, 2014
5.05
Made this with a few adaptations - I added red pesto to the wine and garlic (2 cloves) then let it reduce slightly. Using the pesto meant I didn't have to use the 25g of butter. Once reduced I added the prawns to cook for a minute or two, then added freshly chopped parsley and maybe 5-10 drops of Tabasco sauce before adding the pasta and mixing through. I didn't add the lemon, but with the red pesto and the Tabasco it didn't miss it. I think next time I will try it with mussels, prawns and salmon for a seafood pasta dish! Could have easily ate another bowl full it was that delicious!
lieann
8th Aug, 2013
Add chilli flakes and sundried tomatoes.No lemon. Amazing.
julesgirl
18th Mar, 2013
5.05
I didn't use the lemon but it didn't make a difference, yet I might try it next time with the lemon, also I recamend having it with parmesan cheese even though some peole don't like to have seafood and cheese together it is REALLY nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
monsteress
6th Feb, 2013
5.05
Really easy and tasty, can have it again and again.
julesgirl
25th Jan, 2013
5.05
Loved this recipe as I'm a fan of prawns and pasta. Added some Parmesan cheese which worked really well! Will def make again!
lukecud
8th Oct, 2012
5.05
Delicious for such a quick and simple recipe. On the table within 10 minutes great for mid-week.
hithaishy
11th Jun, 2012
3.05
Easy, tasty and surely can be made in no time....made it today..added a few extra herbs and chilli flakes...
moruzzi
11th May, 2012
5.05
I used two cloves of garlic crushed, also used 1 Green and 1 red Chilli to add extra heat to the dish. Loved it and will be cooking it again very soon! Very easy, quick and tasy dish!
mrsmazur
20th Mar, 2012
I added some cherry tomatoes, more garlic, parsley and chilli and it was delicious!

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