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Spanish One Pot

A simple one pot prawn, chorizo and rice casserole that’s packed full of hearty real food ingredients.  It’s the perfect example of how a casserole can be simple, flavourful and nourishing.  This dish is a variation on the traditional paella.  A complete supper from one pot with little cleanup.  Perfect for the cold weather when all you want to do is put your feet up by the fire.

Time: 20 mins

Serves 4


Delicious prawn, chorizo rice


1 tbsp oil

1 red onion sliced

1 red pepper deseeded and sliced

1 green pepper deseeded and sliced

50g chorizo

2 garlic cloves finely chopped

1 cup frozen peas

250g easy cook basmati rice

400g chopped tomatoes

1 bay leaf

200g raw peeled king prawns


A complete supper from one pot

Preparation Method:

  1. Boil the kettle.  In a creuset dish or large saucepan with a lid, fry the onion, peppers, garlic and chorizo over a high heat for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Stir in the rice, the bay leaf and chopped tomatoes with 500ml boiling water, cover then cook over a high heat for 12 minutes.
  3. Remove the lid, then stir – the rice should be almost tender.  Stir in the prawns and the frozen peas with a dash more water if the rice is looking dry, then cook for another minute until the rice is just tender and the peas are cooked through.

Perfect for the cold weather this weekend