Baked orzo with harissa prawns

10 healthy prawn recipes

Use juicy prawns in our nutritious recipes for soups, salads, stews and stir-fries. Try baked orzo with harissa prawns, crunchy summer rolls or spicy spaghetti

Looking for healthy prawn recipes? Want to make a nutritious prawn stir-fry or healthy paella? Check out our recipes below, then take a look at our healthy fish recipes and healthy salmon recipes.


We’ve also got plenty more healthy recipes to inspire you, including our healthy chicken recipes, healthy chicken breast recipes and healthy mince recipes.

Healthy prawn recipes

1. Baked orzo with harissa prawns

Flavour prawns with harissa, dill, garlic and lemon, then serve swirled through orzo for a speedy but sophisticated dinner that’s low in calories but rich in protein.

Mix fragrant spices with juicy king prawns and sweet peppers for a protein-packed midweek meal ready in under half an hour.

A silver wok is filled with prawns, chopped peppers and green vegetables

3. Mexican-style prawn soup

This hearty one-pot is packed with flavour and has under 300 calories per portion.

4. Smoky prawn, pepper and new potato stew

Check out this simple stew recipe with juicy butterflied prawns and sweet red peppers. This vibrant dish is low in calories and ready in 30 minutes.

5. Easy prawn jambalaya

This colourful prawn jambalaya is packed with plenty of flavour, and it’s low in calories. A wholesome midweek meal for two.

6. Warm black rice, edamame and prawn salad

Try a satisfying, warm salad recipe with black rice, crunchy edamame and juicy prawns – a perfect midweek meal for two.

7. Quick prawn and chorizo paella

This prawn and chorizo paella is ready in just 30 minutes and has under 500 calories. All this and it delivers big on flavour.

8. Jersey Royals, spring greens and prawn fritteda

A fritteda is a light Italian stew of spring vegetables. Our version uses Jersey Royals, spring greens and prawns for a quick and easy supper.

9. Prawn and red cabbage summer rolls with cashew butter dipping sauce

These fresh prawn and red cabbage summer rolls are packed with punchy herbs and crunchy vegetables, a great summertime meal.

Prawn and Red Cabbage Summer Rolls with Cashew Butter Dipping Sauce

10. Spicy prawn linguine

Healthy food doesn’t have to be boring. This spicy prawn linguine has a spicy chilli kick to keep it interesting. It tastes so good you’ll forget you’re being virtuous.