Slow cooker prawns with vegetable rice

After a set-and-forget meal? Our slow cooker prawns with rice is packed to the brim with veggies and delicious flavour – it’s a surefire hit.

4

10m

4h 35m

Ingredients

  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 1 brown onion, coarsely chopped
  • 2 celery sticks, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 red capsicum, seeded, chopped
  • 2 tsp ground paprika
  • 2 medium zucchini, coarsely chopped
  • 1 small fennel, thinly sliced
  • 250g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup (200g) microwavable brown rice and quinoa
  • 2 lemons, zested, juiced
  • 750g Coles Australian Raw Black Tiger Prawns*, peeled leaving tails intact, deveined
  • 60g baby rocket leaves

Method

STEP 1

Heat half the oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Cook onion, celery and garlic, stirring, for 3 mins or until onion softens. Add the capsicum and paprika. Cook, stirring, for 1 min or until aromatic.

STEP 2

Place onion mixture, zucchini, fennel, tomato, rice and quinoa, half the lemon zest and 1 1/2 cups (375ml) water in a slow cooker. Stir to combine. Cover and cook for 4 hours on high (or 6 hours on low) or until the vegetables are tender.

STEP 3

Add prawns to rice mixture. Cover and cook for 30 mins on high or until the prawns curl and change colour.

STEP 4

Top the prawn mixture with rocket. Season. Drizzle with the lemon juice and remaining oil to serve.

Serve with lemon wedges and finely chopped red chilli

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