Lemon and parsley spaghetti with prawns


Lemon and parsley spaghetti with prawns

With just 5 ingredients and 15 minutes you can make a memorable pasta dish that’s smart
enough for weeknight entertaining.


Takes 15 minutes • Serves 2
– 175g/6oz spaghetti
– 2 tbsp olive oil
– 140g/5oz large raw peeled prawns, thawed if frozen
– zest and juice of 1 lemon, plus wedges to serve (optional)
– 1 small bunch of flatleaf parsley, roughly chopped


Step 1: 
Cook the pasta according to the packet instructions.

Step 2: 
Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large pan, add the prawns, then quickly fry until they are evenly pink.

Step 3: 
Drain the spaghetti, reserving two tablespoons of the cooking water.

Step 4: 
Add the lemon zest and juice, parsley, two tablespoons of cooking water and salt and pepper to the
prawns, then heat through.

Step 5: 
Toss the pasta together with the prawns. Serve with lemon wedges, if liked.

Food: Lemon and parsley spaghetti with prawns

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