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Linguine Pasta Recipe with Smoky Paprika Prawns

Linguine with smoky paprika prawns

Published: October 21, 2016 at 10:13 am
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

This hot and spicy seafood pasta is super quick and easy to make. Coming in at just under 500 calories per serving, it's also a great low cal mid-week meal idea

  • Low calorie
Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal483
fat13.2g
saturates1.9g
carbs60.7g
sugars2g
fibre4.7g
protein28.2g
salt0.6g
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Ingredients

  • 150g linguine
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • olive oil
  • a good pinch chilli flakes
  • 1/4 tsp smoked paprika
  • 200g raw peeled prawns
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • a handful flat-leaf parsley, chopped

Method

  • STEP 1

    Cook the linguine in boiling salted water until tender. Drain, keeping a cup of the cooking water.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, cook the garlic gently in 2 tbsp olive oil for 3 minutes. Add the chilli flakes and paprika and stir for a minute then tip in the prawns. Cook for 2-3 minutes until pink and just cooked through.

  • STEP 3

    Add the lemon juice, drained linguine and a few tbsp of the pasta cooking water. Season and toss everything together, then stir through the parsley and serve.

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