Chipotle prawn chilli

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 35 minutes

Serves: 4


1 tbsp olive oil

1 onion, finely chopped

2 green peppers, deseeded and chopped

2 tbsp chipotle paste

2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes

400g can black beans, drained and rinsed

350g raw king prawns

2 limes, zest and juice of 1,

1 cut into wedges

1 avocado, roughly chopped


1 Heat the oil in a large pan and cook the onion and peppers for 5 minutes, until starting to soften. Stir in the chipotle paste and cook for 1 minute, then add the tomatoes and black beans. Simmer briskly for about 20-25 minutes until it starts to thicken.

2. Add the king prawns and cook for 3-4 minutes, until the prawns have turned pink and are cooked through. Stir in the lime zest and top with the avocado and lime juice. Serve with the lime wedges, and brown rice, if liked.