Prawn & Harissa Bulgur Wheat Pot

Harissa paste can be made or bought. It’s a combination of smoked paprika, roasted peppers, oil, rose petals and cumin and a key Moroccan / Middle Eastern flavouring. I like it a lot. This recipe is for 2 people at 450 calories each.



  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely sliced
  • 2 carrots, grated
  • 1 tbs harissa paste
  • 100g bulgur wheat
  • 4 dried apricots, chopped
  • 350ml vegetable stock
  • 100g baby spinach
  • Salt & black pepper
  • 150g raw prawns
  • Lemon rind and juice
  • Sprinkle of fresh coriander

What to do

  1. Heat the oil in a solid saucepan (that has a lid) and cook the onions for 10 minutes until soft and brown.
  2. Add the carrot and cumin and cook for a further 2 minutes.
  3. Stir in the Harissa paste followed by the bulgur wheat, apricots and stock.
  4. Cover and simmer for 12 minutes.
  5. Season.
  6. Stir in the spinach and lemon juice and drop the prawns on top with the grated lemon.
  7. Cook until they are pink, sprinkled with coriander.

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