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Paella Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Bowlyne Fisher
Added: Monday, August 28, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
FOR THE RICE:

2 TBS olive oil
2 c. basmati rice or other long grain
1 lg onion, chopped
2 TBS chopped garlic
1 c. prepared salsa
4 c. hot chicken broth
FOR THE REST:

2 TBS olive oil
1 lg onion chopped
1 lb kielbasa or other smoked sausage, 1/2" thick
2 tsp paprika
1 lb skinless/boneless chick breasts in 1 1/4" dice

2 carrots, in 1/2" dice
1 red bell pepper, seeded, 1/2" dice
2 TBS chopped garlic
salt/pepper to taste
1 lb large shrimp, peeled
2 c. frozen peas, thawed
2 TBS chopped parsley

Directions:
Directions:
1. Prepare rice: heat oil in lg pot. Add rice and onion. Cook stirring occasionally until rice begins to brown lightly - about 12 min. Add garlic; cook for one min. longer. Add salsa; cook stiring until liquid is absorbed, 1 to 2 min. Stir in hot chicken broth; bring to boil. Reduce heat to simmer. Cover; cook 20 min. Remove from heat and let rest, covered for 20 min.

2. To complete paella, heat oil in lg frying pan over med-hi heat. Add onion and sausage; cook, stirring until onion is soft, about 10 min. Sprinkle in paprika and cook for 1 min. Add chicken, carrots, bell pepper, garlic, salt, pepper. Cook, stirring until chicken is cooked through - about 5 min. Add shrimp and peas; cook, stirring until shrimp turns pink, about 2 min.

3. To serve, fluff rice with a fork; combine with other ingredients, tossing well. Serve in large, shallow bowl or on a platter sprinkled with chopped parsley.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10-12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 - 60 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Adapted from recipe in English language magazine in Barcelona. Suitable for a crowd and avoids juggling silverware.

 

 

 

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