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Prawn & chorizo quesadilla

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
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  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Pack this flavourful prawn, chorizo and chipotle filling into quesadillas to make a tasty Mexican-inspired snack or lunch. They're perfect for a light supper, too

Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal384
fat20g
saturates6g
carbs27g
sugars6g
fibre4g
protein22g
salt2.3g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ small red onion , sliced
  • 1 red pepper , sliced
  • 70g chorizo , finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove , crushed
  • 1 tbsp chipotle paste
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp ground coriander
  • 100g raw king prawns , peeled and chopped
  • 1 lime , juiced
  • 2 large flour tortillas
  • guacamole , to serve (optional)

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oil in a pan. Fry the onion and pepper for 10 mins. Add the chorizo and fry for 5 mins more. Stir in the garlic, chipotle paste, cumin, ground coriander and prawns, then fry for 2 mins more. Add the lime juice and season. 

  • STEP 2

    Spread the mixture over 1 tortilla and top with the second tortilla. Heat a frying pan over a high heat. When hot, add the quesadilla and cook on each side for 1-2 mins. Cut into four and serve with guacamole, if you like.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, March 2020

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