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Smoky Spanish-style Grains & Rice Paella with Chorizo and Prawns

Smoky Spanish-style Grains & Rice Paella with Chorizo and Prawns

A tongue-tango of Smoky Spanish Style Grains, chorizo, peppers, paprika & prawns. Awe and some

By Alex Mackay

  • Serves 4

  • 25 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free

Smoky Spanish-style Grains & Rice


  • 1 x 375g smoky Spanish-style grains and rice
  • 2 small red onions, peeled, halved, sliced into wedges
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled and sliced
  • 1 medium red pepper, de-seeded and sliced
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, plus extra for topping
  • 1 x 400g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 150g chorizo, halved, and cut on an angle
  • 200ml vegetable stock or water
  • 12 de-shelled prawns
  • 4 tbsp flat leaf parsley
  • Salt and smoked paprika


1.Get a large shallow pan. Add the onions, garlic, peppers and extra virgin oil. Sweat for 8 minutes or until the vegetables are soft

2.Add the smoky Spanish-style grains and rice, tinned chopped tomatoes, chorizo and vegetable stock. Bring to the boil. Lower the heat to a simmer. Simmer for 10 minutes. Season to taste with salt and smoked paprika

3.Add the prawns. Press them into the sauce. Poach over a low heat for 3-4 minutes, turning once, until the prawns are just cooked through

4.Sprinkle the parsley over the top

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