Linguine Prawn Scampi

Linguine Prawn Scampi


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This is a quick and easy scampi pasta recipe with the bright assertive flavours of parsley and lemon juice. You won't need any sides at all!

Shannon Cooper

Serves: 4 

  • 375g linguine
  • 185g butter
  • 500g prawns, peeled and deveined
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees C. Place the butter or margarine in 20x30cm glass baking dish and place in oven until butter melts.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente. Drain and transfer to a large serving bowl.
  3. Stir the prawns, garlic and lemon juice into the melted butter. Return dish to oven. Bake for 3 minutes. Remove from the oven, and mix in parsley; continue baking until prawns are opaque, about 2 minutes longer. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Spoon the prawns and butter sauce over the linguine and toss to coat the pasta. Serve immediately.

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