Spanish Paella

Spanish Paella

4 of 5 (1)
member ratings
Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 246.8
  • Total Fat: 7.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 152.7 mg
  • Sodium: 415.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.7 g
  • Protein: 26.9 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Spanish Paella calories by ingredient


Classic Spanish Paella with chicken, sausage and shrimp. Classic Spanish Paella with chicken, sausage and shrimp.
Number of Servings: 4


    6 oz chicken breast, cubed
    1 chicken sausage or chorizo, sliced
    1/2 shrimp
    1 cup onions, diced
    1 roma tomato, diced
    1/2 bell pepper, diced
    1 carrot, diced
    1/2 cup green beans
    3/4 cup long grain rice
    1 tbsp canola oil
    1/2 tsp paprika
    1/2 tsp garlic powder
    4 strands saffron
    2 cups chicken broth


Soak saffron in 2 tbsp warm water. Set aside

Heat oil in a wok, paella pan, or deep dish saute pan. Brown chicken. Set aside. Brown sausage. Set aside. Add onions to pan until soft and tender. Add the rest of the vegetables. Cook until heated. Mix together with chicken and sausage. Add 1 cup chicken broth, saffron, and rice. Bring to a simmer. Cook and stir until rice is tender. Keep adding chicken broth a little at a time to keep the rice moist. When rice is almost done, add shrimp, mix together, and cover the pan. Serve when shrimp is pink and cooked through.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user VHALKYRIE.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

  • no profile photo

    Very Good
    I used zuchinni instead of green beans and added fresh garlic- it turned out great! Took about 90 min including prep time. - 8/1/17