Easiest ever paella

Easiest ever paella

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 25 mins

Easy

Serves 4

Think paella's too much of a challenge? Think again, this easy recipe makes it foolproof and is full of fantastic flavour

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal518
  • fat12g
  • saturates0.4g
  • carbs75g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre5g
  • protein32g
  • salt1.29g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 1 leek or onion, sliced
    Leeks

    Leek

    lee-k

    Like garlic and onion, leeks are a member of the allium family, but have their own distinct…

  • 110g pack chorizo sausage, chopped
    Chorizo

    Chorizo

    chore-reeth-oh

    A coarsely textured spiced pork sausage widely used in Spanish and Mexican cooking. It is made…

  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 300g long grain rice
  • 1l hot fish or chicken stock
  • 200g frozen pea
  • 400g frozen seafood mix, defrosted

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a deep frying pan, then soften the leek for 5 mins without browning. Add the chorizo and fry until it releases its oils. Stir in the turmeric and rice until coated by the oils, then pour in the stock. Bring to the boil, then simmer for 15 mins, stirring occasionally.

  2. Tip in the peas and cook for 5 mins, then stir in the seafood to heat through for a final 1-2 mins cooking or until rice is cooked. Check for seasoning and serve immediately with lemon wedges.

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Comments (257)

edonhill's picture
5

I've made this recipe time and time again - you can't go wrong!

cindyq's picture
5

very easy and very tasty - family favourite in this house

pintsize's picture
1

I found this a little bit bland!

gsenescall's picture
5

Great and easy recipe. Very tasty and will definitely make it again!

venus_infurs's picture
5

So easy, so yummy.

katywells's picture

It was lovely, had trouble getting the rice to cook through. Me and my partner have since perfected it and have often!

margaretbrown's picture
5

A really great meal to make, it was speedy and gorgeous!
Next time i will probably add more veg like peppers and mushrooms,a great meal for all the family!

cmrene's picture
5

An instant success - very easy and simple, tasty and satisfying. I've added to our list of favourites.

cmrene's picture
5

An instant success - very easy and simple, tasty and satisfying. I've added to our list of favourites.

cookiephil's picture
5

wonderful and tasty and so easy... even i did it !!!
becoming a regular weekend dinner for us

bev4th's picture
5

This was easy & very tasty. We had the rest of it for tea the next day & it tasted even better!!. Will make again.

theflat's picture

tasty. Will certainly make again!!

bunnymonster's picture
5

Yummy, easy, quick and reliable. Now one of our regular weekend meals. Can be easily 'poshed up' for firends with a few shell-on prawns or langoustines!

nicolafitzgerald's picture
5

Ver easy and very nice!

muklina's picture

Quick, easy and tasty...one of my favourites

glenystalbot's picture
5

This a fantastic, easy Paella! It is actually my husband who made it originally but has become one of our favourites in our household.

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