SPICY MEXICAN RICE WITH CHICKEN AND TIGER PRAWNS

 

  • Cooking Time: 30
  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation Time: 20

Ingredients

  • 1 x packet Spice Mix Fajitas
  • 1 x jar Jalapenos, drained
  • 450ml hot chicken stock
  • 240g cooked peeled Tiger prawns
  • 225g easy cook long grain rice
  • 4 skinless chicken breasts, cubed
  • 1 x can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 x onion, chopped
  • 1 x red and green pepper, deseeded and cubed
  • 1tbsp sunflower oil
  • A handful of chopped coriander

Directions

  • 1.Heat the oil in a large pan; chuck in the chicken and onion, cook for 3-4 minutes until the chicken is lightly browned.
  • 2.Throw in the rice and stir until coated in the oil, then add the Fajitas stirring until the ingredients are coated in the spices.
  • 3.Add the tomatoes and stock. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 4.Throw in the peppers and cook, covered for a further 5 minutes, then stir in the prawns and jalapenos and cook for a further 5 minutes, until the rice is tender and most of the liquid has been absorbed.

Notes

This is a brilliantly simple recipe which can be made with fajitas for easy eating. It is also best made using fresh, juicy tiger prawns and a generous helping of jalapenos to give it that spicy kick - a real treat on a mid-week night.

Categories: Crowd Cooking 

Website Credit: http://www.oldelpaso.co.uk/mexican-recipes/

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