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Spanish Paella Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Julie Hyland
Added: Monday, September 21, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1-1/4 lbs short grain rice
Half a chicken, in pieces
2 artichokes
2 medium red peppers
2 ripe tomatoes
Black pepper
Garlic
Parsley
Saffron or colorante
1 cup olive oil
1/2 lemon
1 sprig rosemary
1 sprig thyme
salt

Directions:
Directions:
Fry chicken in some olive oil. Put browned chicken into pan with 8 cups of water. Leave simmering 30 minutes.

Cut artichokes and red pepper and fry in same pan.
Set aside.

Fry tomato and garlic in olive oil in large pan, then add rice. Stir for a minute, then add chicken, chicken stock (6 cups), artichokes, red peppers, juice of half a lemon, black pepper, parsley, thyme, rosemary, saffron (colorante), and salt.

Turn heat up to high and boil for about 10 minutes. Reduce heat and simmer another 10 minutes. Liquid should have evaporated. Turn off heat cover, and leave to stand 5 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
One of Jorge's mother, Alicia's, favorites.

 

 

 

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