High in protein and packed with flavour, this Mexican-style prawns recipe is a real one-pan wonder. Why not try making a big batch and freezing any leftovers!
4 tbsp olive oil600g butternut squash, peeled and cut into 2cm cubes
2 red onions, finely sliced
1 red pepper, finely sliced
4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 tsp chipotle chilli flakes
2 tsp ground cumin
4 tbsp tomato purée
2 salad tomatoes, finely chopped
495g raw peeled king prawns
15g fresh coriander, finely chopped
For the salsa
198g tin sweetcorn, drained
15g fresh coriander, finely chopped
200g cherry tomatoes, finely chopped
1 lime, juiced
Method1. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a large, lidded, non-stick pan over a medium-high heat. Add the squash and cook for 10-12 mins until golden. Add 2 tbsp water and cover. Reduce the heat to low and cook for 10-12 mins until soft. Transfer the squash to a plate.
2. Heat the remaining oil over a medium heat. Add the onions and pepper and cook for 8-10 mins.
3. Add the garlic, chilli flakes, cumin, tomato purée and tomatoes to the pan. Season and pour in 100ml water. Increase the heat to high and mix well. Cook for 5-6 mins until the tomatoes have broken down. Add the prawns and cook for 4-5 mins, stirring continuously, until cooked through. Put the salsa ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
4. Tip the butternut squash and coriander into the pan; mix. Serve topped with the salsa.
Nutritional Details Per Serving
Fat 9g Carbs 18.8g Fibre 5g Protein 15.6g
Freezing and defrosting guidelines
Freeze prawn mix. In order to enjoy optimum flavour and quality, frozen items are best used within 3 months of their freezing date.
From an original recipe here
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One pan meal perfect for when it’s too hot to cook
...colorful and spicy!
One pan dishes are always a treat aren't they? Or my lazy self thinks so anyway.
this sounds good...i adore any meal that is prepared in one pan or a casserole dish!!
Both Hubby and I would love this...
YUM! It's like paella without the poison rice.
that looks really good!!
Looks and sounds very good. Valerie
Looks and reads a good recipe and I do love prawns.
Oh wow, I have frozen prawns. This may be what thaws them.
There's something wrong with this blog. I get hungry every time I visit here. A bit of a Pavlov syndrome.
Deve ter ficado delicioso...
Uma boa semana com muita saúde.
I just bought all the ingredients to have a shrimp stir fry with yellow squash and zucchini, having it over brown rice though, hubby's favorite
That looks like a tasty recipe and so colourful too, very appetising. Thank you so much for all the kind comments you have left on recent posts, it's been such a comfort having so many wonderful blog friends at this sad time.
I am a great fan of a one pan meal and that looks delicious.
This sounds tasty.
Hello Jan! It looks delicious! I love prawns! Nice recipe!
Have a great week!
We love shrimp at our house, so I must give your recipe a go. I really like one skillet meals!
I love a one pot wonder -- and adore every ingredient in this dish! Thanks -- it's a keeper!
I do like prawns, and even I can use 1 pan xx
Looks very colourful
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