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Michael Symon's Paella

MichaelSymonPaella
Take a trip to Spain with this exotic dish.
skill level
Easy
time
30-60min
servings
12
cost
$
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ingredients
  • 5 cup Chicken Stock
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 Spanish Onion (chopped)
  • 2 cup Short-grain Rice
  • Saffron Threads (large pinch)
  • 1 1/2 cup San Marzano Tomatoes (drained and halved)
  • 8 Chicken Thighs and Drumsticks (4 of each)
  • 1/2 pound Dried Chorizo
  • 12 Mussels (debearded and scrubbed)
  • 12 Littleneck Clams (scrubbed)
  • 1 1/2 pound Large Shrimp
  • 1 cup Frozen Peas
  • 1/4 cup Flat-Leaf Parsley (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup White wine
kitchenware
step-by-step directions We've Made Cooking As Easy As 1-2-3! printer friendly version 
  • 1
    1 tablespoon Olive Oil
    1/2 pound Dried Chorizo
    In a paella pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the chorizo and cook until cooked through and it has rendered its fat. Remove chorizo from pan and reserve.
  • 2
    8 Chicken Thighs and Drumsticks (4 of each)
    Add the chicken, browning all sides. Remove the chicken from pan and reserve.
  • 3
    1 Spanish Onion (chopped)
    Add the onion and cook until translucent.
  • 4
    2 cup Short-grain Rice
    1/4 cup White wine
    Saffron Threads (large pinch)
    5 cup Chicken Stock
    Add the rice and toast. Deglaze the pan with the white wine. Once rice has toasted, and the saffron and then slowly add the stock, stirring as you add.
  • 5
    1 1/2 cup San Marzano Tomatoes (drained and halved)
    12 Mussels (debearded and scrubbed)
    12 Littleneck Clams (scrubbed)
    1 1/2 pound Large Shrimp
    1 cup Frozen Peas
    1/4 cup Flat-Leaf Parsley (chopped)
    Add the tomatoes and stir. Nestle the chicken in the pan and arrange the mussels, clams, shrimp, peas, and cover the pan. Cook, covered until clams and mussels have opened and rice is tender, about 15 minutes. Garnish with freshly cracked pepper and some parsley. Serve.
 
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