Rice and Prawns is a wholesome, one-pot meal. Requiring little prep-work, soft and tender prawns are cooked with onions, garlic, red pepper and green peas, together with rice. Perfect for a weeknight meal or quick lunch, this dish can be prepared in 30 minutes. Check out the recipe below.
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One-Pot Meal: Make a Quick, Spicy Rice and Prawns Recipe
Take a large heavy-bottomed pan. Add oil and heat it over medium flame. Then add the onions, garlic, chilli, and red pepper. Sauté them until they turn soft.
Add the rice to the vegetables. Then add turmeric, salt and pepper. Give the ingredients a mix. Add 400 ml of water and cover the pan with a lid. Let the rice simmer for 20 minutes.
After 20 minutes, add in the green peas and prawns. Stir the rice and cook it for 4-5 minutes more until the prawns are pink and no longer translucent. Serve hot.
Recipe TipYou can also boil the rice beforehand and make this recipe. Cook the vegetables and when they are just about to be done, add in the prawns and cook them for 3-4 minutes. Then add boiled rice and give it a mix. Share your version of this recipeHow do you make Rice Prawns at home? What ingredients and spices do you use? Share your version with us!Frequently Asked QuestionsCan I add Scrambled eggs to this Rice Prawns recipe?Yes. To make it more filling, you can scramble the eggs in a separate pan and add them to the rice. Do not forget to season the eggs with salt and pepper. Can I add other herbs and Asian Sauces to this recipe?Yes. If required you can add basil, thyme and rosemary to this recipe along with soy sauce.