Easy Spanish Paella

Classic one pot Spanish dish with ‘Wow Factor’ presentation

  • Prep: 10 Mins
  • Cook: 20 Mins
  • Portions: 8

Ingredients You'll Need

  • 2 1/2 Cups White Rice, uncooked
  • 6 Cups Chicken Stock, divided
  • 3 Garlic Cloves,
  • 1 Tsp. Fresh Parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 Tsp. Curry Powder
  • 2 Pinches Saffron
  • 1/4 Cup Olive Oil
  • 1 Onion, diced
  • 1 Pound Meridian Chicken Breast, cubed
  • 4 Meridian Sausages (Mild, Hot Italian or Chorizo)
  • 20 Meridian Prawns, peeled
  • 1 Pound Mussels, in shell, scrubbed
  • 8 Ounces Mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 Cup Peas

Directions

  1. Rinse the rice with cold water; drain; set aside
  2. Bring the chicken stock to a boil in a saucepan over medium-high heat, reduce the heat to low, cover, and keep warm
  3. Mix garlic, parsley, curry powder, saffron, salt, pepper, and 1/2 cup of the hot chicken stock together until smooth and set aside
  4. Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium-high heat; cook and stir the onion until lightly browned
  5. Stir in the chicken, prawns, and sausage; cook until the chicken is no longer pink in the center, about 10 minutes
  6. Pour in the seasoned liquid
  7. Stir in the rice, pour in the hot chicken stock, and simmer until the rice is nearly tender (about 15 minutes)
  8. Add mushrooms, peas, and mussels; stir two times, and simmer for 10 minutes
  9. Remove from heat; cover and let stand until rice is soft and flaky, about 7 minutes

Discussion 2 comments

Nina says:

I love Paella, my mom always cooked it for us. I will try this .
Thank you.

Meridian Meats says:

Can’t wait to hear what you think about it. Enjoy 🙂

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