Spanish Paella

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Deantini

The national dish of Spain. From Cooking Light May 2000

Top Review by MarraMamba

Fantastic. I used a mix of chicken and shrimp. The lemon juice really makes this dish sing as does the saffron. Best Paella recipe I have come upon, updated and authentic ingredients, quick cooking and delicious end product

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine parsley; 1/4 cup lemon juice, 1 tbsp olive oil and garlid to make herb blend. Set aside.
  2. Prepare broth - mix together water saffron and chicken broth in saucepan.
  3. Heat 1/2 tbsp oil in large skillet over medium heat.
  4. Saute chicken and remove.
  5. Saute sausage and prosciutto and remove.
  6. Saute shrimp and remove.
  7. Reduce heat to medium low.
  8. Add onions and peppers and saute for 10 min or until soft.
  9. Add tomatoes, paprika and garlic and cook for 5 min.
  10. Add rice, cook for 1 min.
  11. Add meat (not seafood), rice, herb blend, and broth.
  12. Simmer on low for 10 minutes
  13. Add mussels - cook 5 min.
  14. Add shrimp and peas- cook 5 min.
  15. Sprinkel 1/4 cup lemon juice on top.
  16. Remove pan from heat, cover with a towel (or similar) and let sit for 10 minutes.

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