Quick and Easy Recipe: Delicious Easy Chicken Paella

Easy Chicken Paella.

Easy Chicken Paella This Perfect Easy Chicken Paella using 15 simple ingredients and 14 easy steps. Follow these simple steps to achieve yummy food.

Ingredients of Easy Chicken Paella

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

Easy Chicken Paella step by step

  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!.