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Spicy mexican rice with chicken and tiger prawns

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Serves 4 | Prep Time 20 | Cook Time 30

Why I Love This Recipe

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.

Ingredients You'll Need

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


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.

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