Quick Paella Recipe

Looking for dinner recipes that&ll please the pickiest eaters? Try this easy and fast dish.
By Rosemary Black
Mar 15, 2017

Mar 15, 2017
Ingredients: 
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (about 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 lbs)
  • 1 chopped green pepper
  • 1 medium chopped onion
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 lb boneless chicken breast, diced
  • 2 cups instant rice
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 lb frozen shrimp (shelled, deveined, thawed)
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 1/4 cup green peas, thawed
  • 1/3 cup pitted green olives
 
  1. In a large skillet, sauté the green pepper and onion in oil for 3 or 4 minutes, until soft. Add the garlic and chicken and sauté for 4 minutes, or until chicken is cooked. Add rice, broth, shrimp, turmeric, and salt.
  2. Cook over medium heat, stirring, until the shrimp turn pink and opaque.
  3. Stir in the peas and olives, and cook over medium, stirring, for 2 minutes or until very hot. 
Makes 4 servings
 
Tip: Serve paella with a sweetened-up salad! Toss spinach, walnuts, and cranberries with balsamic vinaigrette.
 
Photo Credit: Tara Donne
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