Prawn, avocado and rocket orzo

  • serves 2
  • A little effort

This prawn, avocado and rocket orzo is low calorie, dairy-free and ready in just 20 minutes - perfect for a midweek meal


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  • fish or veg stock 300ml
  • orzo 150g
  • spray olive oil
  • garlic 1 clove, crushed
  • red chilli ½, chopped
  • raw peeled prawns 200g
  • lemon ½, zested and juiced
  • avocado ½, stoned and cubed
  • rocket a handful


  • Step 1

    Heat the stock in a pan until simmering. Tip in the orzo and cook for 6-8 minutes until just tender. Drain and leave to cool in the sieve while you cook the prawns.

  • Step 2

    Heat a spray of oil in a frying pan. Add the garlic and chilli and fry for a minute until fragrant. Add the prawns and lemon zest and cook for 2 minutes until the prawns are pink. Add the lemon juice, with a good grinding of black pepper.

  • Step 3

    Toss the warm orzo with the cooked prawns, and fold through the avocado. Divide between plates, then top with the rocket leaves.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 446
  • Fat 9.2g
  • Saturates 1.9g
  • Carbs 52.6g
  • Sugars 2.5g
  • Fibre 4.4g
  • Protein 34.7g
  • Salt 1.1g