Mama "G's" Paella

Mama G's Paella Recipe

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Giana Martino


I use to make this dish for my 9 years old!


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1 Hr
35 Min


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  • 10-12
    chicken pieces: breasts cut in 1/2, thighs, drumsticks & wings
  • 1/2 c
    oilive oil
  • 1/2 lb
    spanish chorizo
  • 1 medium
    onion- sliced
  • 4 clove
    minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp
    spanish saffron
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 1/2 c
    long grained rice, cooked
  • 4 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 pkg
    frozen artichoke hearts or peas
  • 1/2 lb
    shrimp, shelled & deveined
  • 1
    dz. clams

How to Make Mama "G's" Paella


  1. Heat oil in large skillet.
    Quickly brown chicken, remove, set aside.
    Brown Chorizo in same pan, set aside, drain all but 2 TBSP. fat.
    Add onion, garlic, saffron & salt, cook until onion is soft.
    Add rice, stir lightly.
    Add broth - DO NOT STIR!
    Arrange artichoke hearts or peas, chicken, chorizo & shrimp around pan.
    Bring broth to a boil, place pan in 350 degree oven for 35 minutes.
    Steam clams until shells open.
    Remove paella from oven, arrange clams on top.
    Let paella rest for 3-5 minutes before serving.

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Course/Dish: Chicken

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