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Seafood Paella Recipe

Quick prawn paella

Published: December 19, 2014 at 2:30 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Paella is a dish we all love from summer holidays. This quick and easy version for two is packed with prawns, red peppers and peas and spiced with smoky paprika. On the table in less than 30 minutes

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal489
fat8.7g
carbs80.6g
fibre4.9g
protein27.3g
salt3.44g
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Try this quick prawn paella then check out our classic paella and vegan paella.

Ingredients

  • olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 150g paella rice, or long grain rice
  • a large pinch saffron
  • a large pinch smoked paprika
  • 400ml chicken stock
  • 150g large cooked prawns, shell on or off
  • 100g frozen peas, defrosted
  • a small bunch parsley, chopped
  • lemon wedges, to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan and cook the onion, pepper and garlic until soft. Stir in the paella rice, saffron and paprika until well mixed.

  • STEP 2

    Pour in the stock and simmer for 15 minutes until just tender (add a splash more water if you need to).

  • STEP 3

    Add the prawns and peas for the last few minutes until heated through. Season, stir through the parsley and serve with the lemon wedges.

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