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King prawn and peppadew linguine recipe

by Jane Curran on Thursday, 1 March 2012

Such a quick recipe that packs a real punch. If you like chilli, go for the hot Peppadews – they have a great kick

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  • Serves 4

  • Prep time 10 mins

  • Cooking time 15 mins

  • Total time 25 mins

  • Calories 490 per serving

Ingredients

  • 350g (12oz) linguine
  • 4tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 400g (14oz) ready-cooked king prawns
  • 12 Peppadews, sliced
  • handful parsley leaves, finely chopped
  • juice 1 lemon, plus extra wedges, to serve

Preparation

  1. Cook the pasta according to the pack instructions. When cooked, remove, drain and set aside to steam. Pour the oil into the pan and reduce the heat. Add the garlic and allow to warm through. The garlic should begin to smell fragrant but shouldn’t sizzle – lower the heat if it does.

  2. When the garlic has turned from opaque to white, toss through the pasta and add the king prawns, Peppadews, parsley and lemon juice. Season and serve immediately, with extra lemon wedges.