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Christmas Ham and Prawn Paella

Turn leftover ham and prawns into a flavour packed paella.

How long will it take?

30 minutes

What’s the serving size?

Serves 4


What do I need?

  • 1 brown onion, diced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 ½ cups medium grain rice
  • 250 g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 250 g leftover ham, cut into small chunks
  • 12 cooked prawns
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges

How do I make it?

  1. Heat a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Sautee the onion in olive oil until it is softened. Add garlic and cook for a minute, then add turmeric, paprika, rice, tomatoes and stock to pan. Stir to combine and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low and cover. Simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally until the rice is tender.
  2. Remove lid, stir in peas, ham and prawns and cook for a further 2 minutes or until heated through. Serve with lemon wedges.

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