Linguine Pasta Recipe With Prawn Butter Sauce

Linguine with prawn butter sauce

  • serves 2
  • Easy

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 2




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


  • 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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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 626
  • Fat 22.6g
  • Saturates 13.4g
  • Carbs 72.3g
  • Sugars 5.3g
  • Fibre 5.6g
  • Protein 30.5g
  • Salt 1g