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Prawns with black beans, chorizo and chipotle

You'll need

80 ml (1/3 cup) olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 800 gm canned black beans, drained and rinsed 125 ml (½ cup) chicken stock 4 chipotle chillies in adobo, finely chopped Large pinch of dried oregano 2 spring onions, coarsely chopped 2 fresh or dried chorizo sausages, thickly sliced 12 uncooked medium prawns, peeled, deveined, tails intact ½ cup (loosely packed) coriander, torn Lime wedges, to serve


  • 01
  • Heat half the olive oil in a saucepan over high heat, add onion and sauté until starting to colour (5-7 minutes). Add black beans, stock, chipotle chillies, oregano and a good pinch of salt, and simmer over medium heat until well flavoured (5-7 minutes). Stir in spring onion and keep warm.
  • 02
  • Heat remaining olive oil in a frying pan over high heat, add chorizo and fry, turning occasionally, until golden (2-4 minutes), then set aside on a plate. Add prawns to pan in batches and fry, turning once, until golden (2-2½ minutes each side).
  • 03
  • Top beans with chorizo and prawns, scatter with coriander and serve with lime wedges.

At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people
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At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people

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Jul 2016

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