Spanish rice & prawn one-pot

Spanish rice & prawn one-pot

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(144 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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xrayjo
25th Jun, 2012
5.05
This recipe is lovely. I made a few alterations such as using chicken stock rather than water and arborio rice rather than long grain. I also added extra chorizo, replaced the prawns with chicken, and used chipotle chilis to add heat and smokey flavour. It was seriously delicious. I will definitely be making this again.
sarah1808
19th Jun, 2012
5.05
I love this recipe! made it a few times now and made it for the boyfriend and he keeps requesting it! I added a few chillis to give it a nice kick and added a chicken stock cube. Fantastic!
elena4
19th May, 2012
4.05
Great recipe if you tweak it a bit to suit your taste. I liked the idea of this recipe but it did seem a bit bland. So I used chicken stock, added paprika and saffron, some cooked chicken pieces along with the prawns and some peas. Was delicious - husband and kids enjoyed it too!
beckie74
19th Apr, 2012
A very easy & tasty recipe, I added a chicken stock cube, smoked paprika & some chilli flakes. I will be cooking it again for my husband when he's due home :O)
bblackcat09
17th Apr, 2012
5.05
Tasty and filling. I made this in the oven which made it a really simple meal in our busy family! I added a chicken stock cube and a teaspoon of cajun spices. The flavour from the chorizo was delicious. We will be having this again!
playfair
11th Apr, 2012
5.05
Easy, tasty and excellent. The quality of your chorizo really makes or breaks this dish. It's a simple great dish. My favourite.
vinny1
7th Apr, 2012
5.05
I loved this dish! So easy to make and absolutely delicious. If there are just two of you make it for four and either freeze the rest or have it for lunch the next day. Top notch!
squirrel_pigeon
4th Apr, 2012
5.05
I used proper paella rice instead of basmati, chicken stock instead of water and mixed seafood instead of just prawns. I also chucked some black olives and peas in just before serving. It went down really well with the kids as well as my other half and has been requested again.
lsaniello
10th Mar, 2012
5.05
SO easy and VERY tasty! I added the chicken stock, a little paprika and some black olives. Definately one to make again.
scottsligo
28th Feb, 2012
4.05
Beautiful! Lovely flavours, took me right back to my days in Spain...

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