Creamy Lemon Prawn Pasta
Posted by Editor
This quick and simple dish of succulent prawns in a creamy lemon and dill pasta is perfect to whip up mid-week or to impress friends and family on lazy weekends.
400g spaghettini or spaghetti
1 tbs olive oil
1 brown onion, finely chopped
750g medium green prawns, peeled, deveined
300mls thickened cream
2 tsp Queen lemon essence
¼ cup dill sprigs, finely chopped
Sea salt flakes and white pepper, to taste
Extra dill sprigs – to serve
1. Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water as per packet instructions until just tender. Drain and return to saucepan.
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 cook, stirring occasionally, for 3-4 minutes or until just cooked through. Add cream and lemon essence.
3. Simmer for 5 minutes or until sauce thickens. Stir in dill and season with salt and pepper. Add mixture to cooked pasta. Toss until combined. Serve, sprinkled with extra dill.
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