Garlic prawn linguine

    30 min

    This deceptively simple sauté of butter, garlic, wine, Parmesan and prawns is great for midweek entertaining. Serve over hot linguine and garnish with chopped parsley.

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    Serves: 8 

    • 1 (500g) pack linguine
    • 30g (1 oz) butter
    • 3 tablespoons white wine
    • 1 dessertspoon grated Parmesan cheese
    • 3 cloves garlic, minced
    • small handful chopped fresh parsley
    • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
    • 1kg (1 1/4 lb) fresh prawns, peeled and deveined

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. 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.
    2. In a frying pan, melt butter over medium low heat; add wine, cheese, garlic, parsley and salt and pepper to taste. Simmer over low heat for 3 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
    3. Increase heat to medium high and add prawns to pan; cook for about 3 to 4 minutes or until prawns begins to turn pink. Do not overcook.
    4. Divide pasta into portions and spoon sauce and prawns on top; garnish with Parmesan cheese and fresh parsley, if desired.

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    Lovely dish, simple to make and sooo quick. Definately be making that again. My wife loved it  -  25 Apr 2012


    Really simple to make  -  05 Aug 2011


    Really easy and so delicious! I added mushrooms to the sauce / prawns too. Thank you, will use again.  -  10 May 2010