This simple and easy One-pan prawn pilau is perfect for weekday meals involving practically no chopping.
2 tbsp korma curry paste (Patak’s is good)
1 small onion, finely chopped
300g/10oz basmati rice, rinsed and drained
700ml/11⁄4 pts chicken stock made from a cube
150g pack cooked peeled prawns, defrosted if frozen
cupful frozen peas
1 red chilli, sliced into rings
handful coriander leaves, chopped
lemon wedges, to serve
Heat a large wide pan and dry-fry the curry paste with the onions for 4-5 mins until the onion begins to soften. Add the rice to the pan and stir to coat in the curry paste. Add the stock, then bring to the boil.
Cover the pan and turn the 2 COVER AND COOK Cover the pan and turn the 2 COVER AND COOK heat down to low. Leave the rice to simmer slowly for 12-15 mins until all the liquid has been absorbed and the rice is cooked. Turn off the heat and stir in the prawns, peas and chilli. Cover the pan and leave to stand for 5 mins.
Fluff up the rice grains with a fork and season if you want. Scatter over the coriander and serve with lemon wedges.
340 kcalories, protein 18g, carbohydrate 65g, fat 3g, saturated fat 1g, fi bre 2g, added sugar none, salt 2.38g