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Classic Paella

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Classic Paella

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  • 4 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 440 grams skinless chicken breast
  • 900 mL chicken stock
  • 1 pinch saffron
  • 1 onion (large, finely chopped)
  • 3 garlic cloves (crushed)
  • 227 grams chopped tomatoes
  • 31 grams parsley (pack flatleaf, leaves roughly chopped and half the stalks reserved)
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 250 grams paella rice (Spanish)
  • 285 grams roasted peppers (drain and rinse them)
  • 1 lemon (cut into wedges)
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    Calories370Calories from Fat170
    Total Fat19g29%
    Saturated Fat3g15%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat170
    Total Carbohydrate21g7%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Vitamin A35%
    Vitamin C130%

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


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    Phillip Payne 4 months ago
    To be honest couldn’t get all the ingredients but the basics of the recipe helped a lot! Thanks!
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    richard benjamin 8 months ago
    It was scrumptious and delicious
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    Lana Assi 2 years ago
    Added chicken.. used oberero rice instead as thats what i have available, only downside that rice took a very long time to soften. Else, extremely delicious
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    Bauke Janssens 2 years ago
    Pretty good. Finish in the oven rather then on the stove, maybe 10 - 20 minutes.
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    Leon Bourne 2 years ago
    Added prawns and Chorizo, (recommended),otherwise I followed the recipe to the letter and everyone loved it. Nice and easy recipe the will become a family favorite for sure.
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    I’m not normally a paella lover, but I made this for my husband who loves paella. However, I was pleasantly surprised to find I enjoyed this. I didn’t have the roasted peppers so I added Bell peppers instead and some crushed chilliest to give it spice which most paella’s seem to miss. I will definitely be doing this again
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    CB 2 years ago
    Easy to make and delicious! Added a little extra spice and the family loved it will make again
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    Anita 2 years ago
    It was very good. Subbed pork and chorizo, cooked them with yellow and green peppers, and used a bit more rice than called for since I added extra meat and veg. I did stir the rice lightly before topping with ingredients just because I’ve had trouble in the past with cooking everything evenly when left unstirred.
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    Georgia L. 2 years ago
    delicious. will make again. cooked it about 10min longer to ensure the bottom was crispy
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    Areeb Ghouth 2 years ago
    It’s perfect my kids loved it
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    Laszlo Nemes 2 years ago
    The paella was very good. The directions for making it were somewhat convoluted. I will definitely make it again but will alter the method to make it simpler.
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    I add some seafood to the recipe and turn out to be excellent, it’s a keeper
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    Arnolds Laģis 3 years ago
    Amazing recipe, made it couple times, prawns and muscles makes it perfect
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    Charlie Faw 3 years ago
    Turned out great, the servings are way more than 4 though
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    Nicholas Hynek 3 years ago
    Very good and easy recipe. Added frozen peas and it was incredible!
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    Patrick Gillies 4 years ago
    Great needed more than 3 cups of broth
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    laila f. 4 years ago
    nice and easy to make
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    thachiman . 4 years ago
    amazing flavours Have made numerous times now I add some pan fried chorizo and it’s fantastic
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    Kelsey Rideout 4 years ago
    added green beans, worked great!
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    Ryan S. 4 years ago
    This was my first time making this Spanish classic. Most everyone liked it!
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    minus zero 4 years ago
    Not a classic paella by any means but tastes good + I suggest adding chorizo
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    Travis Doverspike 4 years ago
    Excellent dish, can't wait to ,are it again
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    Hello Jane 4 years ago
    Loved it added few prawns made a great midweek dinner
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    Liz 4 years ago
    I made this and added some chorizo and a dozen was TOTALLY delicious and lasted for 2 dinners.
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    Amber 4 years ago
    Really tasty and easy recipe to follow, left out a couple of ingredients (lemon and saffron) but added chorizo and it turned out really well :) would definitely recommend.
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    Harmes 4 years ago
    It was very nice I doubled the recipe and made it for the family and they loved it perfect for a family dinner 10/10 would recommend
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    Stassen 4 years ago
    Absolutely fantastic, the guests were very pleased
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    YumChef 4 years ago
    Delicious! I added chorizo
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    Daniela D. 4 years ago
    Tasted great. Added chorizo for extra taste. Partner loved it.
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    Hank Hill 4 years ago
    As far as I can tell, paella rice doesn't exist near me so I swapped in a medium grain rice. Took longer to absorb all the liquid than expected. Not sure if that was the rice or something else though. Canned tomato flavor seemed to take over the dish, didn't taste paprika or roasted red pepper at all.