Easy Chicken Paella

PREP TIME: 15min

COOK TIME: 30min SERVES: 6

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 cups white rice

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 500g chicken breast, diced

  • 1 onion, finely diced

  • 1 red capsicum, finely sliced

  • 1 cup frozen peas

  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped

  • ½ cup parsley, chopped

  • ½ cup sultanas

  • 3 cups water

  • 2 chicken stock cubes

  • 2 tsp turmeric

  • 1 tsp paprika

  • 400g tin tomatoes, diced

  • ½ cup lemon juice

  • ½ tsp salt

  • ¾ tsp ground pepper

  • 1 chorizo, finely sliced


METHOD:

  • Step 1: Place oil in a large non-stick fry pan or paella pan. Heat oil on medium heat.

  • Step 2: Fry chorizo, onion, garlic and capsicum for 2 minutes.

  • Step 3: Add chicken. Season with salt and pepper and cook for 5 minutes until browned.

  • Step 4: Stir in rice to coat and toast rice for 2 minutes.

  • Step 5: Add tin of tomato, water, stock cubes, paprika and tumeric. Bring pan to a boil.

  • Step 6: Lower heat and add peas, sultanas, parsley and lemon juice. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until rice and chicken is cooked through.

  • Step 7: Serve.


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