Easy Garlic Prawn and Chorizo Pasta
¼ cup olive oil
2 chorizo, peeled and finely chopped
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 tablespoons finely grated lemon zest
24 green Australian prawns, peeled and deveined tails intact
¼ cup pasta water
¼ cup finely grated parmesan + extra to serve
Sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper
¼ cup each of baby basil and parsley
Fresh lemon to serve
Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water for 8-10 minutes or until al dente.
Drain and set aside reserving some of the pasta water Meanwhile, heat half the oil in a large non-stick frying pan over med high heat.
Add chorizo garlic, and lemon zest and cook for 4-5 minutes or until chorizo is crisp. Set aside keep warm.
Heat remaining oil over high heat and cook the prawns turning for 4-5 minutes or until golden.
Return the chorizo to the pan along with the pasta, pasta water as needed and parmesan.
Season with salt and pepper and toss to combine.
Serve with fresh lemon, baby herbs and extra parmesan.