Spaghetti with prawns

Spaghetti with prawns


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About this recipe: I made this dish for my husband who likes pasta. It was a success, the lemon makes the dish refreshing and light.

ritaturner Washington, United States

Serves: 1 

  • 100g spaghetti
  • good quality olive oil
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 10 medium cooked and shelled prawns
  • a handful of chopped fresh basil
  • salt and pepper to taste

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

  1. Cook the pasta in plenty of salted water until al dente. Drain and reserve a little cooking liquid.
  2. While the pasta is cooking, warm the olive oil in a pan over low heat. Add the lemon zest and let cook for about 5 minutes. Sieve the oil and return to pot.
  3. Add the garlic and prawns, cook about 3 minutes, stir occasionally. Season with salt pepper to taste.
  4. Add the cooked pasta with just a little bit of the cooking liquid. Toss together thoroughly with the chopped fresh basil, and serve.

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This was an easy one to follow an the only change I made was to add a small amount of dried chilli flakes in with the garlic to infuse with the oil - 06 Jan 2012


very tasty and so so easy!! Used Schwarz garlic Italian instead of garlic and added some dill, was very nice! - 01 Nov 2012


- Rated on - 06 Jan 2015

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