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Chorizo and prawn brown rice paella

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Make a gourmet-style dinner at home with this Chorizo and prawn brown rice paella recipe. It’s vibrant, tasty and perfect for sharing.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time1 hour
  • Prep time20 minutes
Chorizo and prawn brown rice paella


  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 chorizo, chopped
  • 1 brown onion, chopped
  • 1 red capsicum, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbs smoked paprika
  • 2 cups (400g) Coles Australian Brown Rice
  • 2½ cups (625ml) chicken stock
  • 500g cooked tiger prawns, peeled, leaving tails intact, deveined
  • ½ cup (60g) frozen peas
  • Coriander leaves, to serve
  • Lemon wedges, to serve

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  1. Step 1

    Heat oil in a large deep frying pan over medium heat. Add chorizo and cook for 5 mins or until browned. Add onion and capsicum and cook for 3 mins or until softened. Add paprika and stir to combine. Add rice and stir to coat. Add stock and 1¼ cups (310ml) water and bring to simmer. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Step 2

    Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for 45 mins or until rice is almost tender. Stir in prawns and peas and cook, covered for 5 mins or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Top with coriander. Serve with lemon wedges.