Linguini with Prawns, Chilli and Garlic

Cook time 25 minutes
Servings 4


1 packet San Remo dried linguini
4 tbs. good quality extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp. butter
3 cloves garlic, finely sliced
1-2 medium chillies
1 tbs. small capers
6 cherry tomatoes, quartered
Zest and juice 1 lemon
12 raw banana prawns; peeled and deveined
½ bunch parsley, roughly chopped
2 good handfuls of baby rocket
40g Parmesan
Salt and pepper

Linguini with Prawns, Chilli and Garlic


Place a large pot of water on to boil. Season the water with salt. Follow packet instructions to cook linguini.

In a large deep pan add the oil and butter, garlic and chilli and cook on medium heat. Add the capers, tomatoes and lemon. Stir and cook for 2 minutes. Add the prawn meat and cook for further minute. Drain the pasta and add to the prawns with 1-2 tablespoons of the cooking water. Finally add the rocket, parsley and parmesan.

Toss in the pan and serve immediately with an extra drizzle of good extra virgin olive oil.

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