Recipe

Spicy prawn linguine

The delicious, spicy pan juices from the prawns add a huge dash of flavour to this simple spicy prawn linguine. Perfect for dinner on a warm evening when you just need something light and tasty.

  • 15 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

Spicy prawn linguine
  • 500 gram packet raw peeled prawns with tails on, thawed (available frozen from supermarkets)
  • 400 gram dried linguine
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 fresh long red chillies, chopped finely
  • 2 tablespoon coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • lemon wedges, to serve

Method

Spicy prawn linguine
  • 1
    Pat thawed prawns with absorbent paper to remove excess liquid.
  • 2
    Cook pasta in a large saucepan of salted boiling water, according to packet instructions, until tender. Drain, reserving 1/4-cup (60ml) of the cooking liquid. Return pasta to saucepan.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, heat half the olive oil in a large non-stick frying pan over high heat. Add prawns, cook until browned lightly. Add garlic and chilli, cook, stirring, until prawns are just cooked.
  • 4
    Add prawns, any pan juices, reserved cooking water, parsley and remaining olive oil to pasta and toss to combine. Serve with lemon wedges and green salad, if desired.

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