Easy pea and carrot paella bonanza with prawns!

A fun looking, great tasting, easy to make meal for everyone.

Whether you all want to make faces with this delicious dish is completely up to you!

Ingredients

  • 200g paella rice
  • 1 large clove garlic (crushed)
  • 2 small leeks finely sliced
  • 900ml low-salt chicken stock
  • 120g frozen peas
  • 1 carrot (grated)
  • 1 courgette/zucchini (grated)
  • 50g mature cheese (grated)
  • 140g prawns (or chicken)
  • Pinch of pepper

Step 1

Put the rice, garlic and leeks into a large microwaveable bowl, then pour in 400ml stock. Cover with cling film and microwave on High for 10 mins.

Step 2

Stir the rice, then add another 250ml of the remaining stock, cover and microwave on High again for 3 mins.

Step 3

Stir the rice again, then add the frozen peas, courgette/zucchini and the rest of the stock. Cover and microwave on the same setting for a further 8 mins.

Step 4

Stir in the cheese and prawns (or chicken if you’d prefer), then leave the paella to stand for 2 mins. Scatter with more cheese, make your face, and serve.

(Add cooked green beans for hair!)

 

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