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Weeknight Paella

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Weeknight Paella
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 6
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Try our skillet-made, Spanish-inspired paella that's ready in 30 minutes.
Updated Mar 14, 2010

Ingredients

  • 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 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
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Chorizo is a spicy Spanish pork sausage sold fresh or fully cooked. Fresh sausage must be cooked before it’s added to this recipe.

Nutrition

530 Calories, 34g Total Fat, 45g Protein, 12g Total Carbohydrate, 2g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
530
Calories from Fat
300
Total Fat
34g
52%
Saturated Fat
10g
51%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
170mg
57%
Sodium
1430mg
59%
Potassium
550mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate
12g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
2g
Protein
45g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
20%
20%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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