Lisa's one-pot prawn and chorizo rice

Lisa Faulkner makes a one-pot prawn and chorizo rice dish perfect for tonight's family tea - and there's hardly any washing up either!

One-pot prawn and chorizo rice

Serves: 4-6

Prep: 10 minutes

Cook: 40 minutes

Ingredients

60 ml olive oil 

1 large onion, diced

2 cloves of garlic, crushed 

200g chorizo sausage, sliced

1 tsp sweet smoked paprika 

1 fresh chilli, chopped  (optional)

300g good quality long grain rice

Salt and pepper 

400g tin of chopped tomatoes

600ml vegetable stock

2 roasted red peppers (from a jar) chopped

300g raw peeled prawns

Juice and zest of 1 lemon

Good handful of coriander leaves

Don't forget to check out Lisa's top cooking tip!

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 180C/gas 4

2. Heat the olive oil in a large pan and add onion and garlic. Cook gently, stirring for a couple of minutes. Add the chorizo, paprika and chilli.

3. Stir well, leave for a minute. Pour in the rice and stir again, Season well with salt and pepper.

4. Add the tomatoes, stock and chopped peppers and stir again

5. Put the lid on and bring to the boil

6. Place into the oven and cook for 25 minutes

7. Remove from the oven and carefully lift the lid as it will be really hot, lay the prawns over the top and return to the oven without the lid for 5-10 minutes

8. Squeeze over the lemon juice and zest. Sprinkle with coriander.

TIP: Use the leftovers to make a cold rice salad by adding chopped cucumber, peppers, tomatoes and spinach