Risoni With Lemon Pepper Prawns Recipe

Risoni with lemon pepper prawns is a delicious and refreshing pasta dish. The risoni, also known as orzo, is cooked until al dente and then tossed with succulent prawns that have been seasoned with zesty lemon pepper. The combination of the tender pasta and the flavorful prawns creates a satisfying and light meal. This dish is perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or for entertaining guests. Serve it with a side salad or some crusty bread for a complete and satisfying meal.

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Ingredients for Risoni With Lemon Pepper Prawns Recipe

  • 50 gram Risoni
  • 125 gram Prawns, Peeled And Deveined
  • 1/2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1/2 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 Zest Lemon
  • 1/4 Juice Lemon
  • 1/4 teaspoon Lemon Pepper Seasoning
  • as required Fresh Parsley, For Garnish

Directions: Risoni With Lemon Pepper Prawns Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Cook the risoni according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  • STEP 2.In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add the prawns and cook until they turn pink and are cooked through, about 2-3 minutes per side.
  • STEP 3.Add the garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, and lemon pepper seasoning to the skillet. Cook for an additional minute, stirring to coat the prawns.
  • STEP 4.Add the cooked risoni to the skillet and toss to combine. Cook for another minute to heat through.
  • STEP 5.Serve the risoni with lemon pepper prawns hot, garnished with fresh parsley.
  • STEP 6.Cooking Tips: Be careful not to overcook the prawns, as they can become tough and rubbery. Adjust the amount of lemon pepper seasoning to your taste preference. For added flavor, you can also add some chopped fresh herbs, such as basil or parsley, to the dish.
  • STEP 7.Storage and Serving: This dish is best served immediately while the prawns are still hot and the risoni is al dente. Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Reheat gently in a skillet or microwave before serving.

Cooking Tips

  • Be careful not to overcook the prawns, as they can become tough and rubbery.
  • Adjust the amount of lemon pepper seasoning to your taste preference.
  • For added flavor, you can also add some chopped fresh herbs, such as basil or parsley, to the dish.

Storage and Serving

  • This dish is best served immediately while the prawns are still hot and the risoni is al dente.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat gently in a skillet or microwave before serving.
Nutrition
value
450
calories per serving
7 g Fat53 g Protein70 g Carbs9 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    7g
  • Protein
    53g
  • Carbs
    70g
  • Fiber
    9g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    70g
  • Protein
    53g
  • Fiber
    9g

Fats

  • Fat
    7g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    211mg
  • Iron
    5mg
  • Vitamin A
    229mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    6mg
  • Vitamin B6
    540mg
  • Vitamin B9
    4766mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    84mg
  • Vitamin E
    5mg
  • Copper
    1mcg
  • Magnesium
    145mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    616mg
  • Selenium
    39mcg
  • Zinc
    5mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp