Freekeh has become such a popular grain due to its ease of preparation and great nutritional qualities, this makes a deliciously simple supper full of goodness and flavour
Prawn, Shallot, Tenderstem and Freekeh Salad
- Prep Time 10
- Cook Time 20
- Serves 2
Ingredients150g freekeh or bulgur wheat
8 shallots, peeled and quartered
200ml vegetable stock
200g tenderstem broccoli
150g cooked tiger or king prawns
Handful fresh parsley, roughly chopped
Add the freekeh and vegetable stock, simmer gently for 10-20 minutes, the freekeh needs a little longer and has a slightly chewy, nutty texture and taste.
Add the tenderstem, cover and cook for a few minutes, turn the heat off and allow everything to steam under the lid in the residual heat for another 5 minutes, then leave to cool a little.
Stir in the prawns, parsley and a good squeeze of lemon juice, season to taste.