Paella is a Valencian rice dish and is widely regarded as Spain’s national dish. It is an easy and quick dinner option for the busy days. With many different types of Paella available (e.g. Valencian Paella, seafood Paella or mixed Paella) you’re spoilt with options, so find your favourite combination and enjoy an explosion of flavours which the whole family will enjoy.

A delicious paella recipe!

Enjoy the wonderful flavours and aroma of this simple Paella recipe!


PREP TIME: 15 Minutes

COOK TIME: 30 Minutes



  • 1 1/2 cup medium-grained rice
  • 1 chicken breasts, diced
  • 250g chorizo sausage
  • 1 teaspoon tumeric
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin
  • Pinch of saffron
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges
  • 1 L chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 brown onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 red capsicum, finely chopped
  • 400g can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed


  • Heat oil in a large frypan over medium to high heat.
  • Add chicken and chorizo to frypan. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes until golden.
  • Remove and put aside.
  • Add onion, garlic and capsicum to frypan. Cook for 3 minutes or until soft.
  • Add chicken, chorizo, tumeric, cumin, saffron, cayenne pepper, rice, tomatoes and stock. Stir until well combined.
  • Bring to the boil, then reduced heat to a simmer and cook covered for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally until rice is tender.*
  • Remove lid. Add peas and prawns and cook for a further 3 minutes or until prawns are cooked .
  • Garnish with lemon wedges and serve immediately.
  • *If rice is not cooked after 20 minutes, add some water and cook until rice is tender.
    A delicious paella recipe!
    *If rice is not cooked after 20 minutes, add some water and cook until rice is tender.

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