Recipe: Appetizing Easy Chicken Paella

Easy Chicken Paella.

Easy Chicken Paella You can have Easy Chicken Paella using 15 ingredients and 14 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Easy Chicken Paella

  1. It’s of paella.
  2. It’s 1 pinch of salt and pepper.
  3. Prepare 1 of olive oil.
  4. It’s 4 large of boneless chicken breasts.
  5. You need 1 of plain flour ( for dusting ).
  6. Prepare 500 grams of paella rice (can use risotto rice).
  7. You need 6 slice of pancetta (or smokey bacon).
  8. It’s 100 grams of chorizo.
  9. You need 1 of onion – finely chopped.
  10. You need 4 of garlic cloves chopped finely.
  11. You need 2 liter of hot chicken stock.
  12. You need 1 tsp of smoked paprika.
  13. It’s 2 large of pinches of saffron.
  14. You need 2 of handfulls of fresh or frozen peas.
  15. Prepare 10 of king prawns (optional, can use any seafood).

Easy Chicken Paella instructions

  1. preheat oven to 190c or gas mark 5.
  2. season chicken breasts, lightly dust with flour.
  3. heat a large wok or paella pan with olive oil.
  4. brown the chicken breats in the pan.
  5. once all chicken breasts have been browned,place the chicken on a baking tray and place in the centre of the oven for 30 mins.
  6. whilst chicken is cooking in the oven, fry the chorizo and panchetta in the wok or pan until brown and crispy..
  7. then add the garlic and onion, cook until soft.
  8. in the meantime, infuse half the stock with the saffron..
  9. then add smoked paprika, the rice and the infused chicken stock to the pan. leave to cook for 20 mins on a medium heat. stir from time to time.
  10. after 20 minutes the rice should be nearly cooked. add the rest of the stock, along with peas, prawns and any seafood you are adding..
  11. cook for a further 10 minutes..
  12. take the chicken out of the oven, cut in to large chunks..
  13. add the chicken to the pan and cook for another 5 minutes..
  14. check the rice is fully cooked before serving, enjoy!.