Spanish rice & prawn one-pot

Spanish rice & prawn one-pot

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(141 ratings)

Prep: 4 mins Cook: 16 mins

Easy

Serves 4
A fast and easy meal filled with Mediterranean holiday flavours

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal356
  • fat7g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs59g
  • sugars7g
  • fibre4g
  • protein19g
  • salt0.85g
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Ingredients

  • 1 onion, sliced
    Onion

    Onion

    un-yun

    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 1 red and 1 green pepper, deseeded and sliced
    Peppers

    Pepper

    pep-iz

    Also known as capsicums, bell peppers, sweet peppers or by their colours, for example red and…

  • 50g chorizo, sliced
    Chorizo

    Chorizo

    chore-reeth-oh

    A coarsely textured spiced pork sausage widely used in Spanish and Mexican cooking. It is made…

  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 250g easy cook basmati rice (we used Tilda)
  • 400g can chopped tomato
  • 200g raw, peeled prawns, defrosted if frozen
    Prawn

    Prawn

    praw-n

    There are thousands of different species of prawn, but tiger, king and North Atlantic are the…

Method

  1. Boil the kettle. In a non-stick frying or shallow pan with a lid, fry the onion, peppers, chorizo and garlic in the oil over a high heat for 3 mins. Stir in the rice and chopped tomatoes with 500ml boiling water, cover, then cook over a high heat for 12 mins.

  2. Uncover, then stir – the rice should be almost tender. Stir in the prawns, with a splash more water if the rice is looking dry, then cook for another min until the prawns are just pink and rice tender.

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pikolet
29th Jan, 2013
3.05
This was just average for me
councillor1
27th Jan, 2013
This is absolutly dull. The entire meal is lacking in flavour. I do not claim th be a good cook but even I was staggered at how bland this turned out to be.
gosiaomg
25th Jan, 2013
1.05
Nice idea, but there was no taste to it unfortunately. Had to modify it by adding a bit of fish sauce and chillies, but it didn't really help. Disappointed :(
katywynne
10th Jan, 2013
5.05
Love this, simple, quick and VERY tasty! Highly recommend
squeaker1942
3rd Jan, 2013
I have put this recipe in my binder to try at a later date. It sounds good to me and quick and easy to cook for when you do not have much time!
lornah1993
30th Nov, 2012
4.05
This was lovely, could do with a bit of extra spice or something added into it though! I added extra chorizo because it didn't seem enough, but all in all it's a simple recipe that takes hardly any time to cook!
clare76c
20th Nov, 2012
4.05
Really tasty tea although I did add a little salt. Really easy and kid enjoyed it as well
doggibag
11th Nov, 2012
5.05
I like my food spicy so I finely shredded a single Jalapeno chilli into the mix to warm it up and a pinch of saffron just because I love saffron. I have also added mussels and some flakes of smoked mackerel over the top just before serving. It's a very versatile dish and I really enjoy putting a large dish out at barbecues, always goes down well. I am using some crabs legs this week and have acquired some langoustines to really posh it up! Can't wait.
hippyjon
31st Aug, 2013
Ummmm....so you cooked a totally different dish? well done,
wormotgreen
10th Oct, 2012
1.05
I thought this tasted of nothing....totally bland, looks very promising but just missing something, sorry :(

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