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Prawn and chorizo paella with lemon wedges.
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Prawn and Chorizo Paella

This delicious prawn and chorizo paella is super quick and easy to make and perfect for busy weeknights. The smoky chorizo and paprika complement the sweet juicy prawns in this tasty crowd-pleaser of a dish!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Spanish
Keyword cheat's paella, prawn and chorizo paella
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 412kcal
Author Beth Sachs

Ingredients

  • 100 g Chorizo sliced into 1cm discs
  • 1 Onion peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 Garlic Cloves peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 Yellow Pepper sliced
  • 1 tbsp Tomato Puree
  • 2 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 200 g Paella Rice
  • 600 ml Chicken Stock
  • 100 g Frozen Peas or petit pois
  • 200 g King Prawns cooked
  • 1 Lemon cut into wedges
  • Salt and Pepper

Instructions

  • In a large pan (with lid), fry the chorizo slices for a few minutes to release their oils then add the onion, garlic and pepper and cook until soft.
  • Stir in the rice, tomato puree and smoked paprika and give it a stir.
  • Pour in the chicken stock, pop on a lid and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Add the prawns and peas and cook uncovered for 5 more minutes. Season and serve with fresh lemon wedges.

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Notes

The nutritional information provided is approximate and is calculated using online tools. Information can vary depending on various factors, but we have endeavoured to be as accurate as possible.
Nutrition Facts
Prawn and Chorizo Paella
Amount per Serving
Calories
412
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
9
g
14
%
Saturated Fat
 
3
g
19
%
Cholesterol
 
146
mg
49
%
Sodium
 
910
mg
40
%
Potassium
 
497
mg
14
%
Carbohydrates
 
57
g
19
%
Fiber
 
4
g
17
%
Sugar
 
6
g
7
%
Protein
 
24
g
48
%
Vitamin A
 
853
IU
17
%
Vitamin C
 
84
mg
102
%
Calcium
 
117
mg
12
%
Iron
 
3
mg
17
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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