Prawn Guvech | Slimming World & Weight Watchers Friendly

This dish became one of our favourites after we discovered a small mediterranean restaurant not too far away from where we live As with a lot of our favourite meals, it isn’t Slimming World friendly, so we decided to create our own Syn Free Prawn Guvech.

Prawn Guvech | Slimming World & Weight Watchers Friendly

For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb 👍

Güveçh is the name of a variety of earthenware pots used in Turkish cuisine, and of a number of casserole/stew dishes that are cooked in them.

Meats used can include chicken, pork, lamb or sometimes beef or fish and seafood. You can even omit completely and replaced with vegetables such as aubergine, courgettes, potatoes and carrots.

Some variations also include the addition of melted cheese (mozzarella or cheddar) so it’s up to you if you want to add a couple of syns.

If you do you can use part of your HEA choices or just Syn it, it’s up to you.

Can I freeze this Syn Free Prawn Guvech?


This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;
– Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough
– Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.
– Defrost thoroughly before reheating.

Make sure it’s piping hot before serving!

What do I use instead of olive oil?

As with most traditional mediterranean recipes, olive oil is used fairly liberally.
Whenever we need to replace oil in cooking we use Frylight. Perfect for everyday frying and cooking, it delivers exactly one calorie per spray, which makes it Syn free! The Olive Oil flavour is ideal to replace the Olive oil in this Syn Free Prawn Guvech recipe.

Frylight - Syn Free Prawn Guvech | Slimming World

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Prawn Guvech | Slimming World & Weight Watchers Friendly

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Prep Time

Cooking Time

people 10 minutes 50 minutes



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322kcal Zero

Smart Points (Flex/Freestyle)



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  1. Heat Frylight in a pan. Cook onion and garlic until soft
  2. Add peppers, bay leaf and chilli/red pepper flakes if you're using them. Stir for 2 minutes
  3. Stir in the tomato. The liquid from the tomatoes should barely cover the veg.
  4. Cover and cook for around 5 minutes
  5. Stir in raw prawns. Cover and cook for 5-6 minutes. No more!
  6. Add the chopped parsley, and season to taste
  7. Divide it into individual oven safe dishes, or you can put the whole stew in a big one. Bake at 180° C for 15 minutes.
  8. If you're using cheese, after 15 minutes cover with grated cheese and bake until golden brown. Otherwise just leave it cooking for another 10 minutes
  9. Serve straight out of the oven with white rice

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This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;

- Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough.
- Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.
- Defrost thoroughly before reheating (you can use the defrost setting on your microwave.)
- Make sure it is piping hot all the way through before serving.

If making this recipe Gluten Free please make sure to check the ingredients that you’re using

Especially things such as; 

- Stock cubes
- Soy sauce - substitute with Tamari.
- Worcestershire sauce - substitute with Henderson’s Relish.
- Etc.


Syn values given are correct at time of writing but may not always be accurate.

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