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Garlic prawn pasta

Yields1 ServingPrep Time10 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time20 mins

One of our favs. The classic garlic prawn dish made better with fresh Australian Prawns. It's a simple, easy, tasty recipe suited to midweek meals as well as special occasions.

Garlic prawn pasta recipe

 24 medium green Australian prawns
 400 g spaghetti
 80 g butter
 2 tbsp olive oil
 4 cloves garlic, sliced
 2 tsp dried chilli flakes
 1 lemon, zested
 2 tbsp lemon juice
 ¼ cup flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped
 Sea salt and cracked black pepper
1

Peel the prawns and cut them in half lengthways.

2

Cook the pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water for 8‐10 minutes or until al dente. Drain reserving ¼ cup pasta water and keep warm.

3

Heat the butter and oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add the garlic, chilli and lemon zest. Cook, stirring for 2 minutes or until golden.

4

Add the prawns and cook, stirring, for 2‐3 minutes or until the prawns are tender.

5

Add the pasta, lemon juice, parsley and reserved pasta water.

6

Season with sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper and toss to combine.

Serves 4.