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Linguine Pasta Recipe With Prawn Butter Sauce

Linguine with prawn butter sauce

Published: July 25, 2017 at 11:07 am
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

This quick and easy linguine with prawn butter sauce is creamy, rich and full of flavour. Ready in just 15 minutes this meal is a great dinner for two

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal626
fat22.6g
saturates13.4g
carbs72.3g
sugars5.3g
fibre5.6g
protein30.5g
salt1g
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Ingredients

  • 200g linguine
  • 50g salted butter
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • dried chilli flakes, a pinch
  • 2 plum tomatoes, finely diced
  • 200g raw peeled prawns, deveined and butterflied
  • a small bunch chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 lemon, juiced

Method

  • STEP 1

    Cook the linguine in boiling salted water.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, heat the butter in a frying pan and cook the garlic and shallot gently until the shallot is softened.

  • STEP 3

    Stir in the chilli and plum tomatoes, and cook for 3-4 minutes, then stir in the prawns and cook until pink.

  • STEP 4

    Stir in the parsley and lemon juice.

  • STEP 5

    Drain the pasta and tip into the prawn pan along with a splash of cooking water and lots of seasoning.

  • STEP 6

    Toss and serve in bowls.

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