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Lemon and Prawns with Orzo Recipe

Lemon and black pepper prawns with orzo

Published: December 19, 2014 at 2:32 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Healthy way with prawns. This easy recipe pairs them with orzo pasta and rocket. Ready quickly in 20 minutes, which makes it ideal for midweek

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal257
fat4.2g
carbs35.6g
fibre2.1g
protein19.4g
salt0.4g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tsp black peppercorns, crushed
  • ½ small bunch dill, roughly chopped
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 150g raw peeled prawns
  • olive oil
  • 100g orzo
  • a handful rocket, to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Mix the black pepper, half the dill, lemon zest and half the lemon juice with 2 tsp oil. Pour the dressing over the prawns. Cook the orzo. Fry the prawns for 2 minutes until they are pink and cooked through. Drain the orzo and add the remaining lemon juice and dill, then stir the prawns in with the pan juices and season. Scatter with rocket leaves to serve.

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