Paella

Paella
Preparation time
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Cooking time
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Nr of servings
4
Bring a touch of Spanish flavour to your kitchen with this succulent chicken, pea and prawn paella. See the recipe for this delicious and simple dish here.
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Preparation time
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Cooking time
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Nr of servings

Ingredients

  • 1 clove garlic (chopped)
  • 1 litre chicken stock (boiling)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 110 g Birds Eye Peas
  • 125 ml dry white wine
  • 2 chicken breasts (diced)
  • 200 g paella rice
  • 3 medium tomatoes (roughly chopped)
  • 4 raw king prawns (shell and head on)
  • 8 small cherry tomatoes
  • a pinch of saffron
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • salt

Method

  1. In a paella pan, heat the olive oil and fry the chicken pieces for 1–2 minutes.
  2. Add the prawns, stir, then add the garlic and tomatoes. Fry for a couple more minutes.
  3. Sprinkle in the rice. NOTE: Do not stir the ingredients, just shake them.

  4. Add the wine and bubble for a few minutes.
  5. Add a good pinch of saffron, and pour on up to 1 litre of boiling chicken stock (it should come to about 1 cm above the level of the rice).
  6. Finally add the small cherry tomatoes and peas, season and simmer for 20 minutes.

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