- You can use frozen, defrosted prawns and squid.
- Keep stock simmering in a separate saucepan, so it’s hot when you add to the rice and doesn’t reduce the temperature and stop the rice cooking. Add a little at a time; if you run out just add a little boiling water.
- Stirring regularly, with a wooden spoon, means rice releases its starch and ensures a creamy texture.
We use these symbols throughout our recipes to make it easier to choose recipes to suit you. However, this information should not replace specific advice from your healthcare professional.
Nutritional information explained
The carb values of these meals relate to the total amount of carbs from all ingredients. If you are carb counting, you may not need to include them all in calculating your insulin dose. Speak to your healthcare team if you're unsure.
Traffic light symbols / colours
- Red = high
- Amber = medium
- Green = low
Traffic lights for these recipes are determined by the whole portion size. Comparison of the traffic lights for different recipes should be based on 100g of each portion.