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King Prawn And Champagne Linguine

This Valentine’s Day, treat your loved one to a pasta dish with a luxurious twist. Our King Prawn and Champagne Linguine is simple to make and will definitely send the sparks of romance flying.



  • 6-8 large king prawns
  • ¼ tsp paprika
  • 6 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 banana shallots, finely diced
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 270ml champagne
  • 450ml fish stock
  • 500ml double cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Handful of chopped fresh parsley
  • 100-120g linguine

Method (click to mark as completed)

Serves: 2

Preparation time: 5-10 minutes

Cooking time: 15-20 minutes

  1. Cook the pasta in a pan as per the packet instructions.
  2. For the sauce: Heat half of the oil in a pan, season the prawns with salt, pepper and paprika and fry for 1-2 minutes on each side. Then remove these from the pan and set aside.
  3. Add the shallots and garlic into a pan and cook for 2-3 minutes without any colour. Then pour in the champagne and reduce until it becomes a syrup. Next add the fish stock and reduce it by 2 thirds. Add the cream and bring to the boil before simmering for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Stir in the cooked linguine, prawns and chopped chives.

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