Chicken and seafood paella

Chicken and seafood paella

Chicken and seafood paella is a dish made from saffron-colored rice. Additional ingredients can include vegetables and any other meat or fish. There are many variations of paella depending on the region of Spain, and the Spaniards themselves believe that there are about 300 of them.
5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour
Cuisine Spanish
Servings 4 people
Calories 33 kcal


  • 1 frying pan
  • 1 knife
  • 1 chopping board
  • 1 cupcake mold


  • 1 pc chicken fillet
  • 200 g rice
  • 1 pc onion
  • 100 g shrimp
  • 40 g green peas
  • 1 pc tomato
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper black
  • 1 pinch paprika smoked
  • 1 pinch turmeric
  • olive oil for frying


  • Prepare the specified ingredients.
    Necessary ingredients for cooking chicken and seafood paella
  • Cut the chicken fillet into pieces and fry until golden brown in olive oil. Remove to a plate.
    1 pc chicken fillet, olive oil
    Chicken fillet
  • Fry the shrimp until cooked.
    100 g shrimp
  • Finely chop the onion and garlic and fry until soft.
    1 pc onion, 1 clove garlic
    Onion, garlic
  • Blanch the tomato, remove the skin and chop finely. Add to the onion. Add peas.
    1 pc tomato, 40 g green peas
    Tomato, green peas
  • Rinse the rice, put it in the pan and fry it slightly, stirring constantly.
    200 g rice
  • Add two glasses of water. Add chicken, salt, turmeric, paprika, and pepper. Cover and cook until the water evaporates. Usually, saffron is used to make paella, but in home recipes, turmeric can be used if saffron is not available.
    1 pinch salt, 1 pinch pepper, 1 pinch paprika, 1 pinch turmeric
    Water, turmeric
  • During cooking, it is desirable not to stir the contents of the pan. When the rice absorbs the water and becomes soft, add the shrimp, mix and let it sit for a while. A light crust of rice should form on the bottom, which the Spaniards particularly appreciate.
    Adding shrimp to rice
  • The chicken paella is ready. Garnish with lemon slices and herbs if desired. Enjoy your meal!
    Chicken and seafood paella


Calories: 33kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 6gFat: 0.2gSaturated Fat: 0.1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.04gCholesterol: 40mgSodium: 128mgPotassium: 109mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 203IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 21mgIron: 0.5mg




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