Spanish Paella

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Yogachef

Using arborio rice adds a creamy texture to the national dish of Spain.

Top Review by Pandi

This sounds close to my ex mother-in-law's recipe. My personal preference would be to omit the fish. I know that seafood is traditional in a Spanish Paella, but I really don't like it. Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in medium saucepan. Bring to a simmer, and cook for 10 minutes (do not boil!). Keep warm over low heat.
  2. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet coated with the cooking spray over medium heat.
  3. Add chicken, onion and garlic. Saute 5 minutes or until chicken is lightly browned. Add bell pepper and tomatoes, saute another 3 minutes. Add rice, and cook for two minutes, stirring constantly.
  4. Stir 1/2 cup broth mixture into chicken mixture and cook until most of the liquid is absorbed. Add remaining broth mixture 1/2 cup at a time, stirring constantly until each portion is absorbed before adding the next (approximately 30 total minutes).
  5. Stir in 1/2 cup water. Add shrimp, mussels, and clams. Cover and cook for 10 minutes or until mussels and clams open, and the shrimp are done. Discard any unopened mussels and clams.
  6. Stir in peas.

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