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Linguine with garlic prawns & chorizo

Herbs, lemon and a dash of chilli bring this garlicky prawn and pasta dish to life.
Linguine with garlic prawns & chorizoBenito Martin



1.Cook pasta in a large saucepan of salted boiling water following packet directions until just tender. Drain, reserving 1 cup (250ml) of the cooking liquid.
2.Meanwhile, heat 2 teaspoons of the oil in a large heavy-based frying pan over medium heat. Cook chorizo, turning, for 3 minutes or until browned; transfer to a plate.
3.Add prawns, garlic, chilli, paprika and tomatoes to pan; cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until prawns are just cooked through. Season to taste.
4.Return chorizo to pan; add lemon rind, juice, pasta, parsley and remaining oil. Season. Add enough of the reserved pasta water to coat pasta; toss to coat.
5.Divide pasta mixture among bowls or plates; serve with lemon cheeks. Sprinkle with small flat-leaf parsley leaves, if you like.

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