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Poached Prawns with Fettuccine and French String Beans

 
One serving costs about $2.78 One serving costs about $2.78

$2.78 per serving

7 people like this recipe

7 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

4 pescetarian,pescatarian lunch,main course,main dish,dinner Mediterranean,French,Eastern European,European,Greek
spoonacular Score:55%

Spoonacular Score: 55%

 

The recipe Poached Prawns with Fettuccine and French String Beans is ready in approximately 45 minutes and is definitely a tremendous pescatarian option for lovers of Mediterranean food. For $2.78 per serving, this recipe covers 22% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One serving contains 475 calories, 32g of protein, and 18g of fat. Only a few people really liked this main course. This recipe is liked by 7 foodies and cooks. A mixture of string beans, butter, prawns, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so delicious. To use up the lemon juice you could follow this main course with the Lemon Shortbread Cookies with Lemon Icing {A Tribute to Aunt Roxanne} as a dessert. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 58%. This score is solid. Try French String Beans/ Green Beans, Tomato & Basil Salad, French String Beans and Celery Root Salad, and French String Bean Salad for similar recipes.

Pinot Grigio, Riesling, and Sauvignon Blanc are my top picks for Shrimp. These crisp white wines work well with shrimp prepared in a variety of ways, whether grilled, fried, or in garlic sauce. One wine you could try is Prophecy Pinot Grigio. It has 4 out of 5 stars and a bottle costs about 10 dollars.

Prophecy Pinot Grigio

The Pinot Grigio offers the best of the high altitude delle Venezie region. Flavors of light citrus, tropical fruit, and mineral notes offer crisp, refreshment and are complemented by delicate floral aromas.

» Get this wine on Wine.com

Ingredients

Servings:
some
some fettuccine
fettuccine
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp lemon juice
lemon juice
1 lb
1 lb prawns
prawns
some
some salt and pepper
salt and pepper
1 can
1 can canned french string beans
canned french string beans
5 Tbsps
5 Tbsps unsalted butter
unsalted butter
1 qt
1 qt water
water
some fettuccine
some
fettuccine
1 Tbsp lemon juice
1 Tbsp
lemon juice
1 lb prawns
1 lb
prawns
some salt and pepper
some
salt and pepper
1 can canned french string beans
1 can
canned french string beans
5 Tbsps unsalted butter
5 Tbsps
unsalted butter
1 qt water
1 qt
water

Equipment

frying pan
frying pan
frying pan
frying pan


Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according the packaging directions. Drain and add the string beans and 1 tablespoon butter and stir well.
  2. In a skillet add water and bring to boil point and start adding the butter, tablespoon at the time to emulsify. Once all the butter is melted add the prawns and poach just below simmer- until the prawns are cooked and turn a nice pink color. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Remove the prawn leaving the juice in the skillet. Add the pasta with the French string beans to the skillet and stir to coat the fettuccine well.
  4. Place pasta in the middle of the plate and place the prawns over it with any juices.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $2.78
Ingredient
some fettuccine
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 pound prawns
1 can canned french string beans
5 tablespoons unsalted butter
Price
$0.48
$0.10
$9.06
$0.87
$0.60
$11.12

Tips

Health Tips

  • If you can, choose grassfed butter for a better nutritional profile—more vitamins, a favorable omega 3/6 ratio, etc.

  • You can easily replace regular noodles with whole wheat noodles to add a little extra fiber, protein, vitamins, and minerals to this dish. Just don't make the mistake of assuming that because the pasta is whole wheat, you can eat as much as you want. The calories and the effect on your blood sugar is not so drastically different!

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • The average fresh lemon contains between 2 to 3 tablespoons of lemon juice (just in case you are substituting bottled lemon juice).

  • Butter's incredible flavor has made it an extremely popular cooking fat, but it is important to know that butter has the lowest smoke point of almost any cooking fat. This means butter literally starts to smoke at a lower temperature than most other fats between 250-350 degrees Fahrenheit. So while butter is great for cooking at lower temperatures, you should probably use canola oil, coconut oil, or another oil with a higher smoke point for frying and other high temperature cooking.

  • If you are buying fresh green beans, avoid beans with scars and go ahead and snap a bean in half when no one is looking. It should snap easily. Store in the refrigerator. Before cooking, snap off the stem ends or cut them off using a knife or even scissors.

  • The best method for cooking pasta is pretty controversial, but most sources seem to reach a consensus. Check out our lesson on how to cook pasta in the academy.

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • Some types of noodles (fettuccine, pappardelle, tagliatelle, etc.) are often made with eggs. Be sure to check the ingredient list if you're following a vegan or egg-free diet.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
475 Calories
32g Protein
18g Total Fat
44g Carbs
11% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
475
24%

Fat
18g
28%

  Saturated Fat
9g
62%

Carbohydrates
44g
15%

  Sugar
3g
4%

Cholesterol
370mg
123%

Sodium
1104mg
48%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
32g
65%

Selenium
98µg
141%

Manganese
1mg
54%

Phosphorus
385mg
39%

Copper
0.55mg
28%

Zinc
3mg
23%

Iron
4mg
23%

Magnesium
89mg
22%

Calcium
219mg
22%

Vitamin A
924IU
18%

Vitamin B12
1µg
17%

Vitamin C
14mg
17%

Fiber
3g
15%

Vitamin E
2mg
14%

Folate
49µg
12%

Vitamin B3
2mg
12%

Vitamin B6
0.23mg
11%

Potassium
373mg
11%

Vitamin B1
0.16mg
11%

Vitamin K
10µg
10%

Vitamin B5
0.84mg
8%

Vitamin B2
0.14mg
8%

Vitamin D
0.43µg
3%

covered percent of daily need

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