Shrimp and Chorizo Paella

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Charlotte J

A healthier version by Rocco DiSpirito. Found in April 2011issue of Runner's World

Top Review by ellie_

This was wonderful! Skipped the saffron and used tumeric instead. I also used vegetable broth instead of the chicken broth. A definite keeper which we will be having again soon! Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat a Dutch oven over medium heat.
  2. Add chorizo and cook until fat begins to render.
  3. Add garlic and saute until fragrant.
  4. Add saffron, rice and broth, cover pot and bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat and cook at a gentle simmer for 30 minutes.
  6. Stir in diced tomatoes and juice, cover pot and continue to cook another 25 minutes.
  7. Season shrimp with salt and pepper.
  8. Stir shrimp and peas into mixture, adding more broth if rice appears dry.
  9. Cover, and continue to cook until shrimp are coked through and rice is tender (about 10 - 15 minutes).
  10. Allow paella to rest for 5 minutes.
  11. Fluff rice with fork and serve.

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