Sunday, 14 April 2013

Prawn & Chorizo Rice

Prawn & Chorizo Rice

A delicious, quick & easy to make dish!  Chorizo and Prawns are a match made in heaven!
Serves 4
Preparation time:  10 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes

1 tbsp olive oil
100g chorizo, diced
1 onion, peeled & finely chopped
3 garlic cloves, peeled & finely chopped
1 tbsp smoked paprika
250g basmati rice
1 x 400g can of chopped tomatoes
350ml chicken stock
Salt & freshly ground pepper
300g raw prawns

Preparation method

1.  In a large frying pan or wok heat the olive oil and fry the chorizo on a medium heat until it changes colour.  Add the onion and cook for 3 minutes or until softened.  Stir in the garlic and smoked paprika and cook for a further minute, stir continuously.

2.  Add the rice, tomatoes and stock and bring to the boil for one minute, season to taste.  Reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes with the lid on.

3.  Stir in the prawns, cover and cook for a further 5 minutes until the rice is tender.

4.  Serve in warmed bowls, enjoy!


  1. Extremely tasty and very easy. I used more chorizo and finished the dish with a few mussels and a langoustine for each diner..Great flavour and simple to make. I love it.