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Poached Prawns with Fettuccine and French String Beans

Course Fish, Main Course, Pasta
Cuisine Italian
Keyword fish, pasta, vegetables
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories 684 kcal


  • 1 pound prawns 1 pound uncooked prawns
  • 6 tbsps unsalted butter 5 to 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsps water 1 to 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 pound pasta Fettuccine pasta
  • 8 ounces French string beans 8 ounces can French string beans


  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.

Nutrition Facts
Poached Prawns with Fettuccine and French String Beans
Amount Per Serving
Calories 684 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 330mg110%
Sodium 890mg39%
Potassium 343mg10%
Carbohydrates 84g28%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 38g76%
Vitamin A 525IU11%
Vitamin C 4.6mg6%
Calcium 193mg19%
Iron 3.9mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.