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Chilli & Prawn Linguine – Great Date Inspiration

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Alex has cooked up an awesome, super easy, Chilli & Prawn Linguine. Don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel to see more great videos!

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Prep Time: 10 Mins

Cooking Time: 15 Mins

Skill Level (Low, Med, High): Low


  • Large pan for pasta
  • Sharp Knife
  • Saute Pan
  • Tongs
  • Chopping Board


  • Prawns
  • Linguine
  • Lemon
  • Garlic puree
  • Flat leaf Parsley
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Butter
  • Red chilli
  • Plum Tomatoes
  • Olive oil


  1. Ensure that you have your oven on to 180 Celsius and a large pan of well salted water ⅔ full heating up on the hob.
  2. Half your tomatoes place in a large heatproof dish, season with salt and a drizzle of olive oil and place in the oven.
  3. Dice your shallots, half your lemon and chop your chili (having checked the spice level). Also chop up your parsley.
  4. Add your pasta to the boiling water making sure to periodically stir.
  5. Heat your saute pan with some oil and butter. Add the shallots and fry on a low heat until softened. Add garlic puree and chilli and cook for 1 minute.
  6. Add prawns and heat through.
  7. Remove tomatoes from the oven.
  8. Add 3 tablespoons of the pasta water to your pan and add a squeeze of lemon and a knob of butter. Mix sauce to combine and reduce.
  9. Drain pasta and combine with sauce.