Prawns in Creamy Lemon Pasta

Creamy lemon pasta and seared garlic prawns make for a quick, easy pasta dish that’s perfect for entertaining.

Prep:
5mins
Cook:
20mins
Serves:
4

Ingredients

  1. 400g dry spaghetti
  2. 1 tbs olive oil
  3. 20g butter
  4. 1 brown onion, finely chopped
  5. 2 cloves fresh garlic, finely chopped
  6. 750g medium green prawns, whole or peeled & deveined
  7. 300ml thickened cream
  8. 2 tsp Queen Natural Lemon Extract
  9. 1/4 cup dill sprigs, finely chopped
  10. Sea salt flakes and white pepper, to taste

Method

  1. Step 1

    Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water as per packet instructions until just tender. Drain and return to saucepan.

  2. Step 2

    Heat oil and butter in a large non stick frying pan over medium heat. Add onion and cook for 3 minutes or until soft. Add prawns and garlic and cook for 3-4 minutes until cooked through. Remove prawns and set aside, keeping warm until ready to serve.

  3. Step 3

    Add cream and lemon essence to frying pan. Simmer for 5 minutes or until sauce thickens. Stir in dill and season with salt and pepper.

  4. Step 4

    Add cream sauce to cooked pasta. Toss until combined. To serve, top pasta with prawns and sprinkle with extra dill.