Weeknight Paella

Weeknight Paella

Try our skillet-made, Spanish-inspired paella that's ready in 30 minutes.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1
package (5.9 oz) chicken-and-garlic rice and vermicelli mix
1
cup frozen bell pepper and onion stir-fry (from 1-lb bag)
1 3/4
cups Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
3/4
cup water
1
dried bay leaf
1/2
lb fully cooked chorizo sausage, cut into bite-size pieces
1/2
cup Green Giant® SELECT® frozen baby sweet peas
1
deli rotisserie chicken (2 to 2 1/2 lb), cut into 6 serving pieces
1
cup cooked deveined peeled medium shrimp, thawed if frozen, tail shells removed
  1. In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add rice mix and stir-fry vegetables; cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until rice mix begins to brown.
  2. Stir in broth, water, bay leaf and seasoning packet from rice mix. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to low. Cover; simmer 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in sausage and peas. Add chicken pieces. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat; reduce heat to low. Cover; simmer 10 minutes. Stir in shrimp. Cover; cook about 5 minutes or until shrimp and chicken are thoroughly heated. Remove bay leaf before serving.
Makes 6 servings (1 1/2 cups each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Did You Know?
Chorizo is a spicy Spanish pork sausage sold fresh or fully cooked. Fresh sausage must be cooked before it’s added to this recipe.
Did You Know?
Paella ("pi-AY-yuh") is a Spanish dish of saffron-flavored rice combined with meats and shellfish. It's made in a special deep skillet with two handles. We've made this recipe easier with an ordinary skillet and common ingredients.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 530
    • (Calories from Fat 300),
  • Total Fat 34g
    • (Saturated Fat 10g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 170mg;
  • Sodium 1430mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 12g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 45g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 6 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.