King Prawns in Pistachio Butter

  • Author: Ciara Attwell
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Cuisine: European


A delicious and nutritious recipe for King Prawn in Pistachio Butter made with Marks & Spencer Kitchenware


  • 50g shelled pistachios
  • 2 garlic cloves, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 tsp coriander seeds
  • 60g butter
  • 25g flat leaf parsley
  • zest and juice of 1 lemon, plus 1 more as garnish
  • 1 tbsp white wine
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 pack king prawns
  • 1 microwave rice pouch
  • 30g watercress or other salad leaves


  1. Place the pistachios, garlic and coriander seeds into the chopper and blitz to a coarse crumb.
  2. Add the butter, parsley, lemon juice and zest and white wine and blitz again until it all comes together into a green butter. Season to taste.
  3. Heat the butter in a large frying pan on a medium heat. Once melted, add the prawns and cook for 5 minutes until they are all cooked through. If you need to, add a splash of water to the pan to loosen it up.
  4. Meanwhile cook the microwave rice pouch according to the package instructions.
  5. Divide the rice between two plates, top with the prawns and serve with a large helping of watercress or other salad and a squeeze of lemon juice on top.