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Chicken & Prawn Brown Basmati Rice Paella

Updated: Apr 2, 2020

Ready In: 40mins

Serves: 5 Ingredients

  • olive oil

  • 300g raw prawns, cleaned

  • 500g chicken breast, diced

  • 1 small bunch green shallots, thinly sliced

  • 1 red capsicum, finely diced

  • 1 tsp turmeric

  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cumin

  • 1 1/2 cups brown basmati rice

  • 400g can crushed tomatoes

  • 2 1/2 cups reduced-salt chicken stock

  • 1 cup frozen peas

  • fresh flat-leaf parsley and lemon to garnish


Step 1. Heat a large heavy-based frying pan over medium-high heat. Add a splash of olive oil and diced chicken. Cook for 3-4 minutes each side or until golden brown. Remove and place on a plate

Step 2. Add raw prawns and also cook until golden. Re-add chicken to pan once prawns are complete

Step 3. Add another small splash of olive oil, shallots and capsicum. Cook, stirring, for 2-3 minutes or until soft

Step 4. Add turmeric, cumin, brown basmati rice, Italian tomatoes and chicken stock to pan. Stir until well combined. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover. Simmer for 12-15 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until rice is soft

Step 5. Remove the lid. Stir through cup of peas. Cook for another 1-2 minutes or until heated through

Step 6. Garnish with parsley and a side of lemon. Enjoy xo

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Can you freeze this for meal prepping?

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