Tasty 15-Minute Chicken and Prawn Spanish Paella

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paella

Chicken and rice never looked so good!

This high protein recipe is set to impress; with Spanish flavours and minimal effort, you can throw together this paella in just 15 minutes.

You can cheat the clock by using a packet of cooked rice to reduce your cooking times and serve up this delicious dish for the whole family.

Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • ½ onion
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp grass-fed butter
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika
  • ½ tsp saffron
  • 250ml chicken stock
  • 400g free-range chicken breast, diced
  • 250g king prawns
  • 15g fresh parsley
  • 250g cooked basmati rice (a microwavable pouch is fine)
  • 1 lemon
  • 100g frozen peas

Method:

  1. Heat the onions, garlic, chopped parsley stalks and smoked paprika and butter in a pan for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add the chicken breast and cook through.
  3. Pour over the chicken stock and add the saffron strands and the prawns.
  4. Allow to simmer for a further 2-3 minutes and then add the cooked rice to the pan.
  5. Season well and cover the pan with a lid and simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Remove the lid and stir well.
  7. Add the frozen peas and the juice of 1 lemon. Season well and cover again.
  8. Simmer for 2 more minutes and then serve with a garnish of chopped parsley leaves and a wedge of lemon.

Macros:

(per serving)
Calories: 316.6 Carbs: 22.2g Fat: 6.2g Protein: 43g

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