Healthy Paella

1
Carol Perricone

By
@coolbaker1

I had this recipe from one of my Taste of Home magazines.

It is a tasty, simple, recipe, and if you love shrimp, rice, and chicken, you will love this dish.


Recipe and photo: Taste of Home

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 lb
    chicken breasts, boneless and skinless, cut in 1 " cubes
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 c
    uncooked long grain rice
  • 1 medium
    onion, chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 2 1/4 c
    reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1 can(s)
    (14-1/2 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp
    paprika
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp
    saffron threads
  • 1/8 tsp
    tumeric
  • 1 lb
    uncooked, medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3/4 c
    frozen peas
  • 12
    pimiento-stuffed olives
  • 1 medium
    lemon, cut into 6 wedges

How to Make Healthy Paella

Step-by-Step

  1. In large skillet over medim heat, cook chicken in olive oil until no longer pink. Remove and keep warm.

    Add rice and onion to the pan; cook until rice is lightly browned and onion is tender, stirring frequently. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  2. Stir in the broth, tomatoes, oregano, paprika, salt, pepper, saffron and tumeric. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  3. Add the shrimp, peas, and olives. Cover and cook 10 minutes longer or until rice is tender, shrimp turn pink and liquid is absorbed. Add chicken; heat through. Serve with lemon wedges.

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About Healthy Paella

Course/Dish: Chicken Fish
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Spanish
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy



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