Smoked paprika paella with cod & peas

Smoked paprika paella with cod & peas

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(9 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 40 mins

Easy

Serves 2

Cod is a great source of stress-busting B vitamins and magnesium, so why not enjoy this easy peasy paella that's also packed with three of your five-a-day, iron, folate and fibre

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal481
  • fat9g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs55g
  • sugars14g
  • fibre11g
  • protein38g
  • salt0.4g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp rapeseed oil
    Rapeseed oil

    Rapeseed oil

    If you want a light alternative to other cooking oils, rapeseed is a great choice and has…

  • 1 onion, finely chopped
    Onion

    Onion

    un-yun

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

  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 100g brown basmati rice
  • 1 tsp turmeric
    Turmeric

    Turmeric

    term-er-ik

    Turmeric is a fragrant, bright golden-yellow root that is most commonly seen and used dried and…

  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 500ml reduced-salt vegetable bouillon
  • 1 large red pepper, deseeded and chopped
  • 1 large courgette, diced
    Courgette

    Courgette

    corr-zjet

    The courgette is a variety of cucurtbit, which means it's from the same family as cucumber,…

  • 125g frozen peas
  • 300g pack skinless Atlantic cod loins, cut into large chunks
    Cod

    Cod

    kod

    A popular mild-flavoured saltwater fish mainly found in the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. Cod…

  • ⅓ small pack parsley, chopped
    Parsley

    Parsley

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    One of the most ubiquitous herbs in British cookery, parsley is also popular in European and…

  • ½ lemon, cut into wedges
    Lemon

    Lemon

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Method

  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan over a medium-high heat and fry the onion and garlic for a couple of mins to soften. Add the rice and spices, stir briefly, then pour in the bouillon and add the pepper. Cover the pan, reduce the heat and leave to simmer for 20 mins. Stir in the courgette, cover and cook for 10 mins more.

  2. Add the peas and cod, cover the pan and cook for 10 mins more until the rice is cooked and the liquid has been absorbed. Toss with the parsley and serve with lemon wedges.

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Phoebe Louise O...
14th Oct, 2016
5.05
Delicious recipe - although the cod doesn't need 10 minutes (more like 6-7) and be careful not to stir it too much as it will break up!
fmwedge
16th Jul, 2016
3.8
We enjoyed this, but agree with the comments that it needed a bit more flavor. Will definitely do again, but probably inc the smoked paprika and / or add chili / red pepper flakes.
Hertscontent
30th Jun, 2016
This was lovely, a quick and healthy recipe. It was very flavoursome, using a good tsp of smoked paprika. I wouldn't describe this as a paella, but what's in a name! I thought that all the ingredients worked well together and with the delicate flavour of the cod. Will definitely be making this again.
experimenter
20th Jun, 2016
3.8
A good straightforward meal with the minimum of clearing up to do. Think this will become a regular feature on our menu.
beckys86
14th Jun, 2016
2.55
We thought this was pretty average-edible but not outstanding, and not really a paella, more of a one pot fish rice and veg dish. Probably won't make it again
suejackson56
10th Jun, 2016
0.05
Disappointing - bland
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