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Prawn Orecchiette Recipe with Prawn Butter

Prawn orecchiette with basil and prawn butter

Published: March 25, 2015 at 3:08 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Try this 15-minute pasta dish for an impressive entertaining idea when you have unexpected guests

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal508
fat22.4g
saturates13.3g
carbs57.6g
fibre2.5g
protein22.7g
salt0.79g
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Try this prawn orecchiette recipe, then check out our prawn pasta with tomato, chilli and basil, asparagus and anchovy pasta and linguine with prawn butter sauce.

Orecchiette, meaning ‘little ears’, is a pasta from the south of Italy, whose cup shape is perfect for holding pasta sauces. Here the orecchiette is cooked so simply with sizzling garlic, basil, prawn butter and a squeeze of lemon.

Ingredients

  • 150g orecchiette
  • 50g butter
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 150g peeled raw king prawns
  • a handful of leaves basil, shredded
  • a squeeze of juice lemon

Method

  • STEP 1

    Cook the orecchiette following the packet instructions. Melt the butter in a pan and sizzle the garlic for a couple of minutes. Tip in the prawns and cook until pink. Drain the pasta well and toss it with the prawn butter, basil and a squeeze of lemon.

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