Prawn Linguine with Lemon and Pepper

Prawn Linguine with Lemon and Pepper


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This is an amazingly easy pasta to throw together and the taste is wonderful. Prawns, lemon and garlic suit pasta perfectly.


Serves: 4 

  • 250g linguine
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup (65ml) white wine
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 pinch salt to taste
  • 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 500g fresh prawns, peeled and deveined
  • 65g butter
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add linguine and cook for 9 to 13 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat and saute garlic about 1 minute. Mix in chicken stock, wine, lemon juice, lemon zest, salt, and pepper. Reduce heat, and simmer until liquid is reduced by about 1/2.
  3. Mix prawns, butter, parsley and basil into the saucepan. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, until prawns are opaque. Stir in the cooked linguine and continue cooking 2 minutes, until well coated.

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