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Chicken paella

Recipe from: 10/1/2005 12:00:00 AM
chicken paella

Ingredients 14
Servings 8
Time 20


  • 150
    chorizo sausage, cut into slices
  • 250
    arborio or long-grain rice
  • 300
    frozen peas
  • 80
    sun-dried tomatoes in vinaigrette, chopped
  • 280
    chicken stock
  • 1.70
    chicken portions
  • 2.50
  • 15
    tomato purée
  • 2
    large red peppers, sliced
  • 4
    olive oil
  • 175
    dry white wine
  • 1
    onion, diced
  • 5
    salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2
    garlic cloves, finely chopped


1. Season the chicken portions.

2. Heat half the olive oil in a large saucepan and fry the chicken portions until golden brown all over. Fry only a few pieces at a time.

3. Fry the peppers and onions in the same saucepan until soft ? add more olive oil if necessary. Add the garlic and stir-fry for another minute. Add the chorizo and sun-dried tomatoes and stir-fry for a few minutes.

4. Pour the rice into the saucepan and stir until it's thoroughly coated with oil. Add the stock, wine, tomato purée and paprika. Heat to boiling point and then reduce the temperature.

5. Place the chicken portions on top of the rice. It's important for the rice to be completely covered with liquid. Simmer slowly for 50-60 minutes or until the rice and chicken are cooked. Stir in the peas shortly before serving.

Wine recommendation
A well-rounded Sauvignon Blanc complements this tasty dish perfectly.


Read more on: poultry  |  stir-fry

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