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Sausage and Shrimp Paella

Sausage and Shrimp Paella
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 8

Enjoy a Spanish standard at home! Saffron gives rice, chorizo, shrimp and vegetables a pretty golden color. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

3 1/2
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
teaspoon saffron threads
1
lb cooked smoked chorizo sausage, sliced
1
medium red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
1
medium green bell pepper, cut into thin strips
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes with herbs, undrained
2 1/4
cups uncooked Arborio or regular long-grain rice
1
cup dry white wine or nonalcoholic white wine
1/2
lb cooked peeled deveined medium shrimp, thawed if frozen, tail shells removed
1
cup frozen sweet peas
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Steps

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  • 1
    In 2-quart saucepan, heat broth to boiling. Stir in saffron; set aside.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in large paella pan or 3-inch-deep 12-inch ovenproof skillet, cook sausage over medium heat about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown. Move sausage to one side of pan. Add bell peppers and onion to pan. Cook about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender. Stir in garlic and tomatoes; heat to boiling. Stir in rice, wine and heated broth mixture; heat to boiling. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer 15 minutes; remove from heat.
  • 3
    Stir in shrimp and peas. Cover and simmer about 10 minutes or until rice is tender. Sprinkle with parsley.

Expert Tips

  • The saffron stirred into the hot broth gives this paella its classic look and flavor.
  • Substitute 1/2 pound firm white fish, cut into chunks, or scallops for the shrimp, if you desire.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
540
Calories from Fat
210
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
36%
Saturated Fat
9g
43%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
105mg
35%
Sodium
1420mg
59%
Potassium
540mg
15%
Total Carbohydrate
56g
19%
Dietary Fiber
2g
7%
Sugars
6g
Protein
28g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%
40%
Vitamin C
45%
45%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
3 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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