Try this quick prawn paella then check out our classic paella and vegan paella.


  • 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


  • 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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