Lemon butter linguine with prawns and mussels

Jobin Belle
4 servings Prep: 10 mins, Cooking: 30 mins
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Seafood pasta dish with a creamy lemony finish!

By Independent Contributor June 07 2021
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Ingredients (12)

4 tbsp butter
1/2 chilli — crushed
1/2 onion — finely chopped
3 garlic cloves — crushed
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp fish spice
1/2 tsp Exotic Thai Spice
250 ml cream
2 tbsp lemon juice
500 g mussels — cleaned
250 g prawns — deveined and shelled
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Cook linguine pasta according to the package instructions.

Heat 2 tbsp of butter in a large pan followed by onion and garlic. Sauté for about a minute stirring frequently. Add all the spices 1/2 tsp paprika, crushed chilies, fish spice and stir to combine.

Stir in another 1 tbsp of butter for about 3min (optional).

Pour the cream to the butter mixture and stir in the lemon juice let it simmer for about 5min.

Pat dry the prawns with kitchen towel. Sprinkle Thai spice and paprika on the prawns.

Melt butter and fry prawns for about 3 min.

Add prawns and pasta to the butter mixture let it cook for about 2min.

Tip: Don’t crowd the pan when you fry the prawns. Rather fry in batches adding another tablespoon of butter for each batch.

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