Paella III


Delicious paella! You could add additional crab, scallops and mussels if you would like. Place them into the casserole dish during step #5.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 20 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 50 mins
6 servings


  • 1 ½ pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut into bite-size pieces

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • cup olive oil

  • 1 pound chorizo sausage, chopped

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 4 cloves crushed garlic

  • 2 cups chopped tomatoes

  • 2 cups white rice

  • 1 (6.5 ounce) can minced clams

  • 2 cups frozen green peas

  • 1 pinch saffron

  • 5 cups boiling chicken broth

  • 1 pound small shrimp - peeled and deveined


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Dredge the chicken in flour and salt and pepper. In a large skillet, fry the chicken in 1/4 cup olive oil until brown and crispy. Set aside.

  3. In a large skillet, brown chorizo sausage. Set aside.

  4. Place 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet and fry onion and garlic until onions are tender. Add chopped tomatoes and saute for 3 to 4 minutes. Add rice to the skillet and mix well. This glazes the rice.

  5. Put rice mixture, chicken, and sausage in large covered casserole dish. Add can of clams, peas, saffron, chicken broth and shrimp. Cover casserole dish.

  6. Bake until all the liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. You may need to add more broth if rice is not done.

  7. Arrange clams and mussels on top of rice and bake for another 10 minutes. Before serving, discard any clams that do not open.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

1138 Calories
45g Fat
97g Carbs
80g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 1138
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 45g 58%
Saturated Fat 14g 68%
Cholesterol 268mg 89%
Sodium 1220mg 53%
Total Carbohydrate 97g 35%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 80g
Vitamin C 29mg 143%
Calcium 135mg 10%
Iron 18mg 101%
Potassium 1295mg 28%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.