Pasta with prawns, lime and anchovies Quick and easy recipe

Pasta with lime prawns and anchovies for 4 people it is a fresh first course with a citrus flavor. The bitterness of the lime peel exalts very well the sweet note of the prawns balanced also by the salty anchovies: a different way to cook the prawns very quick and easy to make.

Ingredients for 4 people

  • 320 gr of pasta (I chose the farfalle)
  • 10-12 shrimp
  • 1 lime
  • 1/2 shallot
  • 3 anchovies
  • 8 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup of white wine
  • parsley


Most important steps

    How to make Pasta with prawns, lime and anchovies

    We put a saucepan with plenty of salted water on the stove to cook the pasta. In the meantime, wash and clean the shrimps: remove the head, the carapace, the legs and the black thread on the back (the intestine), rinse under running water and set aside.

    Put the oil in a large pan (plenty of it as it will be the only seasoning), add the chopped shallot and the anchovies, let it fry for a few moments until the shallot has browned and the anchovies have melted

    add the prawns, let them cook and season for a minute and then pour a cup of white wine, let it evaporate

    add the drained pasta al dente and let it flavor together with the prawns, turn off the heat and add the grated rind of the lime and the chopped parsley.

    We serve. And here is our pasta dish with prawns, lime and anchovies. Enjoy your meal!

    WINE PAIRING: "A Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG yellow in color straw yellow with greenish reflections, clear, brilliant, it is an excellent choice. His perfume intense and persistent with recognitions of mineral, fruity notes and a light green note, its flavor is strong but not aggressive, make this wine unique in its kind. " (from the wines site:

    Pasta with lime prawns and anchovies

    Pasta with lime prawns and anchovies

    Enjoy your meal!


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