PAELLa - EASY & DELICIOUS

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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Note: If starting with raw chicken, use only breast meat as dark meat will not have time to completly cook. If using chorizo, cook in a side skillet.
  • Rinse frozen shrimp to release any built up ice and set aside in colander.
  • In large 5 qt skillet or saute pan, add olive oil and heat on medium-low.
  • When well heated, add garlic and cook 2-3 minutes.
  • Add chicken, cook 3-4 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Add onion, red bell pepper and cook until veggies are tender and chicken is no longer pink. Veggies should have cooked down making a thick garlic olive oil sauce.
  • Add rice, stir frequently while toasting rice, about 4-5 minutes.
  • Sprinkle oregano, turmeric (saffron), lemon zest, paprika, crushed red pepper flakes over chicklen mixture and fold in seasoning.
  • Add bayleaf, chicken stock, pre-cooked sausage/pork/ham, stirring until seasoning is well distributed.
  • Add roma tomatoes, folding in lightly.
  • Cover with lid and simmer for 15 minutes on med-low.
  • Taste test for salt & pepper and add if needed.
  • Add green peas & parsley, folding in, recover with lid and simmer 5 minutes. (Add more stock or water if needed, but recipe should be fine).
  • Fold in pre-cooked shrimp, cover, and allow to simmer 5-7 minutes until heated through.
  • Remove bayleaf and throw away.
  • Serve hot directrly from pan or large pasta serving dish.
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