Simple Paella

Ready in 45 minutes
1 review(s) averaging 4. 100% would make again

Top-ranked recipe named "Simple Paella"

Share it:

You will want to make this dish often.


Are you making this? 
1 8-oz box yellow rice, Spanish style
1 3-oz link spicy sausage; (like chorizo) diced
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup Onion; chopped
1 cup Red bell pepper; coarsely choped
2 large cloves garlic; minced
1 1/2 lbs medium shrimp; shelled and deveined
1 pinch Saffron threads; or 1/2 tsp powdered saffron
1 cup Cherry tomato; halves
1/2 cup Dry white wine
salt and pepper; to taste
1 cup Frozen petite peas; thawed in bowl warm water for
3 tbsps Cilantro leaves; coarsely chopped

Original recipe makes 4



In a medium saucepan cook rice according to package directions. Let sit, covered, 5 minutes. Meanwhile, in a large (10 to 12 inch) nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, brown sausage; remove and set aside. Add olive oil to skillet over medium heat. Add onion, bell pepper and garlic. Cover and cook until onions are soft, about 2 minutes. Add shrimp, saffron, tomatoes and wine and cook, stirring, until shrimp's bright pink and just cooked through, about 2 to 3 minutes. (Tip: If some shrimp cook faster than others, remove as they pink so they don't overcook.) Season to taste with salt and pepper. Add sausage and peas to rice and fluff with a fork. Divide rice amoung 4 bowls. Spoon shrimp and juices over rice and top with cilantro.


From start to setting the food on the table, this recipe should take no more than 45 minutes.


Added on Award Medal
Calories Per Serving: 304 Get detailed nutrition information, including line-by-line nutrition insights?  Try BigOven Pro for Free for 14 days!

Date My private notes
Add your own private notes with BigOven Pro!

Take your recipes anywhere

Save to your recipe box and bring to the store with free BigOven membership!

Recipe Links

Link in another recipe. What would you serve with this?

Comment on Simple Paella

Rating (optional):

sign in to add your comment

Get the free BigOven app on your phone.
Quickly find any recipe anywhere!


Recipe ideas by email


Add your review!

From start to setting the food on the table, this recipe should take no more than 45 minutes. [I posted this recipe.]
lparish 6 years ago

Add unlimited recipes. Remove ads. Custom folders. Find recipes for your diet. Try BigOven Pro Free