Prawn Linguine

Linguine Gamberoni/ Prawn Linguine

Linguine gamberoni is a flavorful Italian recipe. Linguine is a type of pasta similar to fettuccine and trenette but elliptical in section rather than flat. It is about 4 millimetres in width, which is wider than spaghetti but not as wide as fettuccine. The name linguine means “little tongues” in Italian, where it is a plural of the feminine linguina.

linguine gamberoni
I used this linguine in this recipe.

Gamberoni means prawns in Italian. You can also use spaghetti instead of linguine. I also added chicken stock in this recipe. You can also use shrimp/fish stock in this.

Linguine Gamberoni/ Prawn Linguine

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Recipe by Aini Amin Course: MainCuisine: ItalianDifficulty: Easy
Servings

1

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

20

minutes

Ingredients

  • 250 g Linguine cooked

  • 1/2 tbsp Garlic sliced

  • 1/4 tbsp Green or red chili

  • 120 g Tiger Prawns

  • 50 g/Handful Courgette

  • 1/4 cup Chicken/shrimp stock (I used chicken powder 1/4 tbsp with 1/4 cup of water)

  • 1 tbsp Butter

  • Parsley chopped as required

  • 1/2 tbsp Lime juice

  • Salt as required

  • Black pepper as required

Directions

  • Boil Linguine as written on packet
  • Cut courgettes in thin long slices
  • Heat a pan with 1 tbsp oil. Add in prawns.
  • Cook until golden on each side. Take out in a plate.
  • Now same pan add in chili and garlic. Stir few seconds. Do not burn.
  • Now add in chicken stock.
  • Add in courgettes and cook few seconds. Because its thinly sliced it will cook in no time.
  • Now add in butter to the pan to form an emulsion. This means tilt the pan until butter is melted.
  • Now add the prawns back in.
  • Add the linguine, black pepper, lemon juice and parsley. Toss to coat the sauce. Taste salt, add if needed.
  • Prawn Linguine is ready. Serve hot.
  • Prawn Linguine

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