Chicken and Chorizo Paella

Chicken and Chorizo Paella

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size
Amount Per Serving
Calories 320
% Daily Value
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat g
Cholesterol mg
Sodium 1360mg
Total Carbohydrate 29mg
Dietary Fiber 2g
Protein 28g
Vitamin A %
Vitamin C %
Calcium 50%
Iron %
Total Time

40 min.

Serving & Size

(8 oz/225 g each)

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Chorizo is a spicy cured sausage with a real kick of flavour that goes a long way in this creamy, Spanish-inspired rice dish.

Recipe Yields:

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Ingredients Metric Imperial
chicken broth, divided 1.125 L 4 1/2 cups
crumbled saffron threads 5 mL 1 tsp
boneless skinless chicken breasts, cubed 1.7 kg 3 3/4 lb
Salt 15 mL 1 tbsp
olive oil, divided 60 mL 1/4 cup
Arborio or short-grain rice 800 mL 3 1/4 cups
Pace® Mild Chunky Salsa
1 L
4 cups

A hearty, premium salsa. Ideal as a dip, topping, or garnish. Mild. Packed 2 jugs to a case.

chopped roasted red peppers, drained 375 mL 1 1/2 cups
chorizo sausages, sliced 340 g 12 oz
minced garlic 30 mL 2 tbsp
fresh or frozen peas 375 mL 1 1/2 cups
chopped fresh parsley 60 mL 1/4 cup
Lemon wedges 18 18
1. In small saucepan, heat 1/2 cup (125 mL) broth and stir in saffron; let stand for 10 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, sprinkle chicken with salt. Heat 2 tbsp (30 mL) oil in Dutch oven or sauté pan set over medium-high heat; brown chicken in two batches, for 5 to 7 minutes, adding remaining olive oil as needed. Transfer chicken to bowl; set aside.
3. Add rice to Dutch oven; cook for about 5 minutes or until rice is slightly toasted.
4. Return cooked chicken to Dutch oven; add salsa, peppers, chorizo, garlic, reserved saffron broth and remaining chicken broth. Bring to boil; cover and reduce heat to medium-low. Cook for 18 to 20 minutes or until rice is tender and no liquid remains. Stir in peas and parsley. Let stand for 5 minutes.
<br 5. For each serving, serve 1 cup (250 mL) paella in shallow bowl with lemon wedge on the side.

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