Roasted Langoustines

Roasted Langoustines
William Lingwood

Ingredients

  • large langoustines
  • 1/3 Cup  olive oil
  • cloves garlic, chopped finely
  • 3 Tablespoons  chopped parsley leaves
  •   Juice of 1 lemon
  •   Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  •   Lemon wedges, for serving

My mother loved seafood more than anything, and her insistence on keeping all dishes that use it absolutely simple is a rule to which I have always adhered. The all-important flavor of the fresh fish must shine through — that was what she always told me! I like to serve langoustines with chunky chips and a crisp green salad dressed with a little olive oil, salt, and lemon juice.

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Directions

Rinse the langoustines thoroughly, then cut each one open on the underside using a pair of sharp scissors and carefully remove and discard the black intestinal tract.

Put the langoustines in a shallow, non-metallic dish. Mix together all of the remaining ingredients except for the lemon wedges in a jug and pour the mixture over the langoustines. Cover and leave to marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Lay the langoustines in a shallow roasting pan and roast for 10 minutes, basting frequently with the marinade and turning them occasionally, until they are cooked through. (Alternatively, cook on the grill rack over a hot grill.) Serve hot or cold with lemon wedges.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

167 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Carb, Low Sodium Sugar Conscious, Low Potassium, Kidney Friendly, Vegan, Vegetarian, Paleo, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Egg Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free, No Sugar Added

Daily value:

8%

Servings:

4
  • Fat 72g 111%
  • Carbs 8g 3%
  • Saturated 10g 50%
  • Fiber 2g 9%
  • Sugars 2g
  • Monounsaturated 53g
  • Polyunsaturated 8g
  • Protein 1g 3%
  • Sodium 10mg 0%
  • Calcium 44mg 4%
  • Magnesium 12mg 3%
  • Potassium 172mg 5%
  • Iron 2mg 9%
  • Zinc 0mg 2%
  • Phosphorus 26mg 4%
  • Vitamin A 49µg 5%
  • Vitamin C 48mg 80%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 3%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 2%
  • Niacin (B3) 0mg 1%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 7%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 24µg 6%
  • Vitamin E 11mg 53%
  • Vitamin K 231µg 289%
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