Spanish Eggs with Prawns

by Lighten Up by Jill Dupleix on Wednesday, 6 February 2008

Spanish eggs with prawns is a healthy but tasty recipe from Lighten Up

author Jill Dupleix Serves 4
200g (7oz) spinach or rocket leaves
6 medium free-range eggs
½tsp Spanish paprika
1tbsp olive oil
200g (7oz) cooked, peeled prawns
2 garlic cloves, very finely sliced
1tbsp roughly chopped coriander

1 Wash the spinach leaves and shake dry. Heat a dry, non-stick frying pan over high heat. Add the spinach and toss until just wilted. Drain well and lightly squeeze dry.

2 Whisk the eggs and paprika in a bowl and season well.

3 Heat the olive oil in a pan. Add the prawns, tossing well. Throw in the garlic and sizzle until lightly golden. Add the spinach and toss well over medium heat.

4 Pour the eggs into the pan, stirring gently. Rest the eggs for 10 seconds, then slowly push them around the pan with a wooden paddle or spoon.

5 Take off the heat while the eggs are still runny.

6 Scatter with coriander and serve.

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