Picadillo Chicken Paella

Try a one-dish chicken dinner inspired by Hispanic flavors.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice
1/2
lb smoked chorizo sausage, sliced
1/4
cup raisins
1
can (14.5 oz) stewed tomatoes, undrained
1 3/4
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/2
teaspoon ground turmeric
4
chicken legs, skin removed if desired
4
chicken thighs, skin removed if desired
1/4
teaspoon seasoned salt
1/4
teaspoon paprika
1
cup Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen sweet peas, thawed
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2 In baking dish, mix rice, sausage, raisins, tomatoes, broth and turmeric. Arrange chicken legs and thighs on top; press into rice mixture. Sprinkle chicken with seasoned salt and paprika.
  • 3 Cover with foil; bake 30 minutes. Uncover; bake about 30 minutes longer or until liquid is absorbed and juice of chicken is clear when thickest part is cut to bone (180°F). Stir in peas. Bake uncovered 5 minutes.

Expert Tips

This festive Spanish dish is a meal in itself. Complete the menu with crusty French bread and, for dessert, lemon sorbet.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
710
(
Calories from Fat
270),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
30g
30%
(Saturated Fat
11g,
11%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
130mg
130%;
Sodium
1600mg
1600%;
Total Carbohydrate
60g
60%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
12g
12%
),
Protein
49g
49%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
35%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.