Chicken and Shrimp Paella

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 365.3
  • Total Fat: 5.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 170.5 mg
  • Sodium: 925.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 31.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.0 g
  • Protein: 46.2 g

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Number of Servings: 10


    1 1/2 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into chunks
    2 Tb. extra virgin olive oil
    2 cloves garlic, crushed
    1 medium onion, finely chopped (about 1 cup)
    2 (14 oz.) cans stewed tomatoes, undrained
    1 (10 oz) package of saffron rice mix, uncooked
    1 cup water
    1/2 tsp. dried oregano
    1/2 tsp ground cumin
    1 (16oz.) package frozen, peeled and cooked shrimp (small)
    1 (10 oz.) bag frozen peas (use about 3/4 bag)


Makes 10 generous 1 cup servings

1. Brown the chicken in the oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat.
2. Add garlic and onion.
3. Cook, stirring constantly 5 minutes, or until chicken is done.
4. Stir in tomatoes and next 4 ingredients.
5. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat to low, or warm, and simmer 25 minutes.
6. Add frozen shrimp and peas; cover and simmer 10 more minutes or until heated through.

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DDDOLL59.

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This recipe is absolutely fantastic. I did have to cook it a little longer than 10 minutes after I added the shrimp and peas. But it was worth it. - 5/4/08

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  • Was looking for an easy paelle recipe since I never made it {just saw it on TV and wanted to lighten it up). That k you! - 6/29/12

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  • SOUNDS GOOD - 7/5/11

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  • I enjoyed this recipe! And I'm not even that big a fan of shrimp. =) I used ground chicken (95% lean) and brown rice, not saffron, but otherwise followed it accurately. - 5/9/11

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  • Really fabulous dinner - my husband volunteered to make it, and we loved it! Thanks!!! - 3/28/10

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