Easy fettuccine and prawns

Easy fettuccine and prawns


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About this recipe: Sauteed prawns braised with white wine and lime juice and seasoned with coriander and cayenne pepper. Simple, quick and delicious.

Bill Echols

Serves: 6 

  • 1 500g packet fettuccine pasta
  • 50g butter
  • 500g prawns, peeled and deveined
  • 125ml white wine
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/2 bunch fresh coriander, finely chopped
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • salt and pepper to taste

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Bring a large pot of water to the boil, add fettuccine and return water to boil. Cook until pasta is al dente. Drain well.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large frying pan, melt butter over medium heat, add prawns and cook about 3 minutes, until prawns turn pink. Remove prawns from heat and set aside.
  3. Pour wine and lime juice into the pan used to cook the prawns. Bring the mixture to the boil. Boil until the liquid is reduced by half, about 2 minutes. Return prawns to pan. Add coriander, cayenne pepper and salt and pepper. Stir to heat the mixture through, about 2 minutes. Toss with pasta and serve.

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