Easy Paella

This recipe works in combination with: Spicy Tomato & Prawn Pasta. This recipe features in these meal plans: Easy Dinners.

A simplified version of this Spanish classic with chorizo, prawns, rice and peas.


  • 100g of cooked and peeled prawns
  • 1/2 small onion, finely chopped
  • 30g of chorizo, sliced
  • 60g of long grain rice
  • 30g of frozen peas
  • 1 small garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 300ml chicken stock, prepared according to the packet instruction
  • Serves: 1
  • Course: Main Course
  • Preparation time: 10 mins
  • Cooking time: 25 mins
  • Price per person: £1.80
  • Store cupboard: Typical
  • Calories per serving: 576
  • 5-a-day per serving: 0.6
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  1. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan and cook the onion, garlic and chorizo for 2-3 minutes, or until the onion is soft. Stir in the paprika, rice and stock and simmer for 15 minutes, or until the rice is cooked. Top up with extra stock if necessary.
  2. Add the peas, lemon juice and prawns and cook for 2-3 minutes, or until heated through. Serve immediately.

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