Chilli Prawn Linguine

This is an elegant, low fat seafood dish, perfect for entertaining – very light and stylish. This video shows you shows you how to make a quick and healthy king prawn and courgette linguine.

 

Ingredients – Serves 2:garlic2

  • 150 g linguine
  • low calorie spray
  • 1 large courgette, halved lengthways and sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 250 g baby plum or cherry tomatoes, halved
  • zest of 1/2 lemon
  • handfull of basil leaves, torn
  • 180 g cooked and peeled king prawns
  • pepper

Method

  1. Cook your pasta in salted boiling water according to instructions on the packet.
  2. Place a large frying pan over a medium to high heat and coat the bottom with low calorie spray.
  3. Add your chopped courgette and fry for 4 minutes, until they begin to soften.
  4. Next add your thinly sliced garlic and the halved tomatoes to the pan.
  5. Stir and leave to cook for a few minutes until the tomatoes begin to burst and release their juices.
  6. Once the tomatoes have begun to burst add the cooked and peeled prawns to the pan. Follow with some torn basil and the zest of half a lemon.
  7. Season with black pepper, give all the ingredients a good stir together and leave the ingredients to warm through.
  8. Drain your cooked pasta and reserve about a cup full of the cooking water.
  9. Add the pasta to the frying pan with a splash of the reserved water.
  10. Stir the pasta through the ingredients and serve.