Spanish rice & prawn one-pot

Spanish rice & prawn one-pot

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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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cyprusbride
24th Dec, 2011
5.05
Love love love this dish. So easy and tasty. I'd happily serve it up for friends coming to dinner.
wfraser
4th Dec, 2011
This has become a firm favourite with my family, especially with my 4 year old son who can't get enough prawns and chorizo!
funkasaurus
17th Nov, 2011
This is great, all the family loved it and the left overs worked well for lunch the next day too. I added a bit of paprika though for extra flavour although I think it would be fine without.
kkulma
15th Nov, 2011
4.05
Surprisingly quick and tasty, although pretty bland. Had to add chicken stock and loads of pepper, but still needed something. But will definitely experiment a little bit with that recipe!
georgiew1
5th Nov, 2011
5.05
After reading the previous comments on this recipe I decided to use stock and added a chilli as well. Absoutely loved it! Would recommend.
jo34tom
10th Oct, 2011
5.05
My 19 year old Son makes this all the time - I highly recommend everyone tries it - it is epic! :)
pinkfluffychic
5th Oct, 2011
5.05
Tried this tonight as a quick and easy meal and it was delicious! After reading comments I used chicken stock instead of water and I felt it was really flavoursome. I am sure this will become a favourite, especially as only one pan needed! Might try adding some chilli to it next time for spice.
annie_catz
28th Sep, 2011
I made this last weekend for my week and I have to say it was very easy and didn't take long at all! I used frozen seafood as I didn't have anything fresh around, adding some salt, a pinch of saffron, and a little more water than specified and it turned out great! I'll try it with a chicken stock next time but I like it as it was. A good speedy and filling supper!
burgundy_cyan
26th Sep, 2011
3.05
Tried this for lunch and dinner today since it's a one-pot recipe. Wouldn't say it was mind-blowing but fairly tasty nevertheless. Used diced chicken thigh as didn't have prawns and also substituted with brown rice for a healthy twist. I reckon a splash of white wine and more chorizo would improve the recipe. But there goes the daily fat allowance.
enigma1471
25th Sep, 2011
5.05
a nice quick supper and so easy to make didn't take long at all :)

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