Classic Spanish paella

"Paella is said to have originated in Valencia, on Spain’s eastern coastline, where it’s traditionally made with meat and cooked on an open fire. This simple paella recipes uses a mix of meat and seafood and is wonderfully delicious"
Prep time:
25 min
Cook time:
40 min
Servings:
6 people

Health Score

High
Medium
Low
7.9 / 10
Medium score

Glycemic Index

Index
49
Low
Load
21
High

Nutrition per serving:

Calories469.55 kcal23%
Fat18.52 g26%
Carbs42.80 g16%
Sugars5.31 g6%
Protein34.76 g70%
Sodium816.71 mg41%
Fiber3.61 g13%
Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Glycemic Index
49
Low
Glycemic Load
21
High

Ingredients

large pinch saffron strands
600ml vegetable or chicken stock
3 tbsp olive oil, plus extra for drizzling
125g chorizo, roughly chopped
500g boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs (or a mix), chopped
1 onion, finely chopped
3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 red pepper, deseeded and chopped
2 tsp paprika
250g Spanish paella rice
4 medium tomatoes, roughly chopped
75g frozen peas
250g cooked prawns with shells on (thawed if frozen) and rinsed
small handful flat-leaf parsley, chopped, to serve
chopped lemon wedges, to serve

Directions

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