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Healthy Garlic & Chilli Prawn Linguine

Healthy Garlic & Chilli Prawn Linguine

Credit: Lisa Holmen

This Garlic & Chilli Prawn Linguine is effortlessly simple and is perfect for a midweek meal. Just double or triple the recipe to accommodate your family. The fresh lemon combined with a hint of chilli, garlic and parsley is just heaven.

Serves: 2



  • 200g linguine
  • 1 tbsp olive oil + extra to drizzle
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely diced
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes
  • 12 raw peeled prawns
  • ½ lemon, zested and juiced
  • Parsley, to garnish
  1. Boil slightly salted water in large saucepan, add linguine and cook according to packet instructions until al dente.
  2. While pasta is cooking, heat olive oil in large frying pan over medium heat and cook garlic and chilli flakes for 1–2 mins until fragrant.
  3. Add prawns and cook until pink and cooked through.
  4. Divide pasta into bowls and toss with lemon juice, zest and extra olive oil if desired.
  5. Season with pepper and top with extra parsley and chilli flakes.


Lisa Holmen

Lisa Holmen is a food and travel writer, recipe developer and photographer. Her blog, Lisa Eats World, is one of the leading food and travel blogs in Australia, featuring healthy recipes, restaurant reviews and food-inspired travel guides. Lisa divides her time between the bustle of Melbourne and her new home on the Mornington Peninsula where she loves meeting local producers, visiting wineries, soaking up the coastal lifestyle and adopting a “slower” approach to living.
An advocate of sustainable and ethical foods, Lisa is particularly passionate about healthy, organic and wholesome foods and cooking from scratch. She believes in simplicity in the kitchen and loves trying new recipes, drawing inspiration from her travel adventures and her heritage. Although she’s not a vegetarian, Lisa has an appreciation for plant-based cooking and wholefoods and tries to cook vegetarian at home wherever possible.