Lean Smoked Ham Paella

Lean Smoked Ham Paella
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 407.8
  • Total Fat: 3.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 58.6 mg
  • Sodium: 1,235.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 68.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.4 g
  • Protein: 21.6 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    Spray Oil
    1 onion, sliced
    1 red pepper cored, seeded and sliced
    1 garlic clove, crushed
    300 g long-grain rice
    175 g (6 oz) lean, smoked ham, roughly diced
    900 ml (1 1/2 pints) chicken or vegetable stock
    1/2 teaspoon each paprika and ground turmeric (or a few saffron strands, if you have them)
    100 g (4 oz) large prawns, thawed if frozen
    100 g (4 oz) frozen peas
    salt and freshly ground black pepper


1 Heat a large frying pan and spray well with oil and cook the onion for 3-4 minutes until softened and golden. Add the red pepper, garlic and rice and stir-fry for 1 minute.
Add the ham, stock, paprika and turmeric (or saffron), bring to the boil and simmer for 12 minutes.

2 Stir in the prawns and peas and cook for a further 3-4 minutes, until the rice and vegetables are tender. Season to taste, then serve immediately.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user WAHZOE.