Prawn Paella Recipe for Two | Waitrose

A tasty and impressive Prawn Paella that’s perfect for two.

• 2 of your 5 a day   •  low in fat


1 olive oil spray
1 small onion, thinly sliced
1 red pepper, thinly sliced
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
125g Waitrose bomba paella rice
1 pinch of saffron strands
1 tsp smoked paprika
350ml Cooks’ Ingredients chicken stock, hot
200g fine green beans, cut into 4cm lengths
100g cooked, peeled prawns
2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley 
2 lemon wedges, to serve


1. Spray a large pan with oil and sauté the sliced onion, red pepper and garlic for 5 minutes.

2. Stir in the rice, saffron and paprika, cook for 30 seconds, then add the hot stock. Cook for 10 minutes, then add the beans and prawns and cook for a further 2-3 minutes until the rice is tender and the prawns are piping hot.

3. Stir in the parsley, divide between bowls and serve with lemon wedges for squeezing over.

Prawn paella
  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 20 minutes to 25 minutes
  • Total time: 30 minutes to 35 minutes 35 minutes

Serves: 2

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 1514.608kJ
Fat 4.9g
Saturated Fat 1g
Carbohydrate 62.7g
Sugars 9.6g
Salt 0.8g

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This recipe was first published in Thu Jan 19 13:56:00 GMT 2012.