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Lobster and King Prawn Pasta

Lobsters and King Prawns are two of my favourite things although as a food lover I must admit my list of favourites is pretty extensive.  Simply the thought of them has me salivating and you don’t need to do much with them to create great tasting dishes.  I love to combine lobster and prawns in food whether it’s a salad, curry or even a pasta dish.  They are equally delicious simply dipped into a tasty garlic mayo or garlic and coriander butter.  I also love pasta although I generally only buy wholewheat rather than white pasta and try to not eat it too often as it isn’t the most nutritious food.  Over the Christmas period I thought it was about time I made a recipe with lobster ad king prawns and a few other items that make the dish taste simply amazing.  This is a really easy recipe to make and is full of flavour.

Serves 2


500g raw king prawns

500g cooked lobster (in shell)

220g wholemeal pasta

25g freshly cut coriander

2 cloves of garlic

60g butter

1 large pinch of freshly ground sea salt

1 large pinch of freshly ground black pepper


Remove the lobster from the shell, make sure you don’t miss the claws as there is a lot of meat there.  Cook the prawns and then cool quickly and set side.  Cook the pasta.  Whilst the pasta is cooking cut the coriander and garlic and set these aside.  You need to cook the pasta until it is still has a slightly firm texture but not hard to bite (Al dente).  Strain the pasta and then add the butter to a hot wok or large deep frying pan.  Toss in the garlic and fry for one minute.  Then add the prawns and lobster and fry for another two minutes before adding the salt, pepper and giving it a good stir prior to adding the pasta.  The coriander can be sprinkled on the top once the meal is divided between two or added and stirred in before serving.  It is best eaten whilst hot so hurry and tuck in as this cools fast!!!!!

Chefs tip: a good sprinkle of parmesan also goes well with this.  Add the cheese just before serving.

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This Post Has 39 Comments

  1. This sounds delicious I love prawns I love lobster and I also love pasta so this is the perfect dish for me

    1. It sure sounds like it would be, enjoy Lindsey.

  2. This looks awesome. Thanks for the recipe can’t wait to try it

    1. Enjoy, let me know how it goes.

  3. I just love the look and colours of this dish xx

    1. It looks great and is also very yummy.

  4. i saw this on your facebook page, it looks delicious, will have to give it a go 🙂

    1. Thanks Rebecca, it’s also very easy to make, enjoy!

  5. This looks good! I’m not too keen on seafood usually but my New Years Resolution is to try new things so I might give this a go!

    1. This is a good one as the flavour of the prawns and lobster are not overpowering.

  6. I must be honest I am not a seafood fan in any sense of the word, but my husband and eldest daughter are. I think they would really enjoy this and it looks really easy to make!

    1. It’s nice and simple and they will love it, why not give it try.

  7. This is not my cup of tea at all, I dont like seafood… but I know a man that does and would really like this xx

    1. Wow you don’t like seafood, that’s such a shame you are really missing out.

  8. Hubs loves seafood (unfortunately I’m allergic) – might have to give this a go as a special treat for him

    1. It’s a shame you can’t eat it although I am sure he would really appreciate it if you made it for him.

  9. Love seafood! Looking forward to trying this recipe out! It looks delicious! Never cooked Lobster before which I am worried about. Was thinking of adding something different maybe and adjusting it maybe I could use something like Scallops with Prawns as well.

    1. Scallops would really work well with this dish, you could also add mussels.

  10. Looks amazing definitely a dish for a special occasion x.

    1. It really is a great dish and not as expensive to make as you might think.

  11. This looks absolutely delicious. I’m going to have to make this soon. Thank you for sharing x

    1. It is lovely, enjoy!

  12. This made my mouth water!

    1. Glad you liked it Mandy.

  13. Lovely looks delicious – me and my husband would really enjoy this!

    1. If you make it I would love to hear how you got on with the recipe and what you thought.

  14. I love lobster and this sounds delicious but I have just found out I am pregnant so will have to wait a while to try it. 🙂

    1. Wow congratulations, and enjoy the recipe when you can finally try it!

  15. Not very keen on prawns but could be persuaded to try this.

    1. You will love them after you try this!

  16. Looks lovely, thanks for the recipe x

    1. I may have to make it again soon it was ages since I had it last.

  17. what a lovely meal, it looks really tasty, can’t wait to try it

  18. Goodness that looks absolutely amazing! My stomach & eyes must be in tune as as soon as I saw this my stomach started grumbling!

    1. Glad you liked it Shelley, why not try and make it yourself.

  19. This looks truely delicious
    One of my favourites too

    1. I do love Lobster, yum. I love it with pasta 😉

  20. Keep up the fantastic works guys I’ve you guys to blogroll.

    1. Thanks, glad you like the posts 😉

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