Spanish Paella (with Chicken and Seafood)

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“A wonderful Spanish Paella that's very easy to make and the presentation is great as well. You'll need a very large skillet or a paella pan. The clams are optional, but I would recommend using them.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat 3 tbsp oil in large skillet on medium high heat.
  2. Add chicken pieces and fry 3 to 4 minutes per side until golden.
  3. Remove from skillet and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Add onions and peppers to skillet.
  5. Sauté 2 minutes.
  6. Stir in garlic, paprika and thyme.
  7. Sauté 1 minute and add shrimp.
  8. Sauté until shrimp turn pink.
  9. Add 1 Tbsp oil if needed.
  10. Sprinkle rice into pan.
  11. Sauté, stirring frequently 2 to 3 minutes or until coated with oil.
  12. Stir in tomatoes.
  13. Season well.
  14. Combine stock and saffron and stir into rice mixture.
  15. Bring to boil.
  16. Boil for about 2 minutes, reduce heat to medium.
  17. Return chicken and push down into rice.
  18. Cook uncovered for 15 minutes.
  19. Stock should be bubbling.
  20. Stir rice around and add shrimp, lima beans, red peppers and clams.
  21. Cook for 10 minutes longer.
  22. Remove from heat and cover for 10 minutes.
  23. To serve, sprinkle with parsley and garnish with lemon wedges and green onions.

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