A fun looking, great tasting, easy to make meal for everyone.
Whether you all want to make faces with this delicious dish is completely up to you!
- 200g paella rice
- 1 large clove garlic (crushed)
- 2 small leeks finely sliced
- 900ml low-salt chicken stock
- 120g frozen peas
- 1 carrot (grated)
- 1 courgette/zucchini (grated)
- 50g mature cheese (grated)
- 140g prawns (or chicken)
- Pinch of pepper
Put the rice, garlic and leeks into a large microwaveable bowl, then pour in 400ml stock. Cover with cling film and microwave on High for 10 mins.
Stir the rice, then add another 250ml of the remaining stock, cover and microwave on High again for 3 mins.
Stir the rice again, then add the frozen peas, courgette/zucchini and the rest of the stock. Cover and microwave on the same setting for a further 8 mins.
Stir in the cheese and prawns (or chicken if you’d prefer), then leave the paella to stand for 2 mins. Scatter with more cheese, make your face, and serve.
(Add cooked green beans for hair!)