Paella, Ala Electric Skillet

“This recipe is a conglomeration of close to a dozen different recipes found here and elsewhere, modified to suit our spicy/garlickly palates, and adapted for the use of a large electric skillet. The whole process is much easier than it sounds, especially if you do all your chopping/slicing/dicing prior to final assembly. The electric skillet makes the actual cooking a "no-brainer". Thanks for all the great ideas - we absolutely love this dish!”
READY IN:
1hr 10mins
SERVES:
8-10
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Add broth, wine, vermouth, turmeric, and paprika to a saucepan and bring to simmer, stirring occasionally.
  2. Squeeze sausage out of casings, break into dime-sized pieces, and brown in a large electric skillet – remove.
  3. Brown chicken strips – remove.
  4. Add olive oil and sauté onions, peppers, and garlic until limp.
  5. Don't overcook as the garlic will bitter.
  6. Stir spices into hot wine mixture.
  7. Return browned meat to skillet and pour in hot wine mixture – stir to blend.
  8. Bring to a low boil for 2-3 minutes than add the rice – stir gently to spread out the rice.
  9. Spread the shrimp, tomatoes, beans, and olives on top – use spatula to"tuck" the shrimp into the mixture – DO NOT STIR THE MIXTURE.
  10. Boil for 4-5 minutes, then cover (with lid vent closed).
  11. Turn heat down to 225-250 and simmer 20 minutes – DO NOT LIFT COVER OR STIR.
  12. Turn heat OFF and rest for 10 minutes – DO NOT LIFT COVER OR STIR.
  13. Ok, now you can peek- ENJOY!

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