Pappardelle with prawns and lime Maltagliati with sausage

The pappardelle with prawns and lime I’m a first light and tasty with notes that refer to Asian cuisine, but executed in an Italian key. A elegant plate which is all about quality of a few ingrediants perfectly matched to each other and which guarantees a sure success.

Ingrediants

  • 300 g of egg pappardelle
  • 300 g of shrimp
  • 3 spring onions
  • 2 limes
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • pink pepper
  • chopped almonds

The Pappardelle with prawns and lime they are a refined and tasty first course, easy to make: find out how to prepare them with our video.

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How to prepare: Pappardelle with prawns and lime

There recipe from the pappardelle with prawns and lime proposes a seafood first course simple and refined, characterized by sweet and citrus notes reminiscent of Asian cuisine. The protagonist of the dish is a traditional size of fresh egg pasta, of Tuscan origin, which with few other quality ingredients and easy steps gives a sure success.

It is also a first course quick to make; the fresh sauce is prepared while the pasta is cooking and, since it is i shrimp both pappardelle need one short cooking, the result is soon obtained.

Choose fresh shrimp for a perfect result of the dish. To easily shell them, after removing the heads, it will be sufficient to cut with a pair of scissors along the back, widen the carapace and extract the pulp. One piece of advice we give you is not to throw them away “Waste”: they retain all the flavor of the crustacean and are therefore excellent to add to a fish stock that you will use for other preparations. Don’t linger too long in cooking the shrimp: few minutes they are enough for the meat to be cooked while remaining firm and juicy.

OTHER TASTY RECIPES: Shrimp and zucchini pasta, Tagliolini with prawns and artichokes, Troccoli with prawns and orange

Easy execution Preparation time 20 min Cooking time 10 min Servings 4

How to prepare: Pappardelle with prawns and lime

Preparation Pappardelle with prawns and lime - Phase 1

Preparation Pappardelle with prawns and lime - Phase 1

Start preparing the shrimp and lime pappardelle by bringing plenty of salted water to a boil to cook the pasta. In the meantime, rinse the prawns under running water, drain them very well and pat them with absorbent kitchen paper. Remove the heads and the carapace and remove the black fillet that makes up the intestine with a toothpick. Clean the spring onions, rinse them and slice them finely. Fry them gently in a pan with a little oil. When they are soft, add the prawns and let them flavor for a few minutes. When cooked, add the lime juice.

Preparation Pappardelle with prawns and lime - Phase 2

Preparation Pappardelle with prawns and lime - Phase 2

While you sauté the prawns, proceed with cooking the pappardelle for the cooking time indicated on the package. Drain them al dente and toss in a pan for a few moments together with the sauce, adding a few spoonfuls of the cooking water if necessary. When the base is soft and creamy, turn off the heat and stir in a drizzle of oil, ground pink pepper and a handful of chopped almonds.

Preparation Pappardelle with prawns and lime - Phase 3

Transfer the shrimp and lime pappardelle to a serving dish, finishing with a little lime zest. Serve immediately.

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