AllRecipes.com offers a recipe called Easy Paella, and the Food Network offers a Rachael Ray recipe called Perfect Paella. The prep time for Easy Paella is 30 minutes, and the prep time for Perfect Paella is only 15 minutes.Continue Reading
For Easy Paella, mix 2 tablespoons of olive oil, 1 tablespoon of paprika, 2 teaspoons of dried oregano, and salt and pepper to taste. Cut 2 pounds of boneless chicken breasts into 2-inch pieces and coat with the mixture. Cover the bowl, and place it in the refrigerator.
Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in 3 cloves of crushed garlic, 1 teaspoon of crushed red pepper flakes and 2 cups of uncooked short-grain white rice. Cook for three minutes, coating the rice with oil. Stir in a pinch of saffron threads, a bay leaf, half a bunch of chopped Italian parsley, 1 quart of chicken stock and the zest of 2 lemons. Boil the mixture, cover, reduce the heat to medium low and simmer for 20 minutes.
While the mixture is simmering, heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a separate skillet. Stir in the marinated chicken and onion, cooking for five minutes. Add 1 chopped red bell pepper and 1 pound of crumbled chorizo with the casings removed. Cook for five minutes, and then add 1 pound of peeled, deveined shrimp. Cook shrimp until it is pink on both sides. Finally, serve the rice mixture topped with the meat and shrimp.Learn more about Cooking