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Shrimp and chorizo pilaf

Recipe from Just Cooking in association with Fresh Living


Just Cooking

BBC Lifestyle


• Olive oil
• ½ link chorizo, finely diced
• 1 onion, chopped
• 2 cloves garlic, crushed
• 1 stalk celery, finely sliced
• 1 red pepper, finely diced
• 1½ cups (375ml) raw brown basmati rice
• 3 cups (750ml) chicken stock
• 1 cup (250ml) white wine
• Pinch sugar
• 400g frozen shrimps, defrosted
• Salt and milled pepper
• Handful fresh coriander

Preparation method

  1. Heat olive oil in a large deep pan.
  2. Fry chorizo for 5 minutes.
  3. Add onion, and fry for 3 minutes.
  4. Add garlic, celery, pepper and rice, and toss to coat.
  5. Stir in stock, wine, sugar and seasoning. Bring to the boil.
  6. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until rice is almost cooked through (about 25 minutes).
  7. Stir through shrimps, season and toss to heat through.
  8. Top with coriander, and serve.