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Packed with bone building vitamins and minerals

Paella

A Good source of minerals such as calcium, potassium, manganese, iron, and magnesium.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Spanish
Servings 4 servings
Calories 1296 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 cloves garlic organic, minced
  • 3 tbsp olive oil organic, extra virgin
  • 1 pound chicken thighs organic grass-fed boneless, skinless
  • 1/2 pound chorizo sausage low-fat
  • 1 large onion chopped, organic
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped, organic
  • 2 1/4 cups long grain rice
  • 4 cups chicken broth low-sodium, organic
  • 1/2 tsp saffron threads
  • 2 cups peas frozen, organic
  • 1 cup tomatoes diced, organic with their juices
  • 1 pound wild shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 2 dozen cherrystone clams scrubbed
  • 2 pounds mussels scrubbed
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Combine the oregano, garlic, salt and pepper with 1 tbsp. of olive oil and rub the chicken with it.
  • Heat 2 tbsp. of olive oil in a deep skillet over moderate heat. Brown the chicken lightly on both sides.
  • Add the chorizo, onion, green and red peppers and cook until the vegetables are soft, about 10 minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes and rice and cook 5 minutes more. Add the chicken broth and saffron, mix well, cover with foil and cook until the liquid is almost absorbed about 15 minutes.
  • Add the shrimp, cherrystones, mussels, and peas. Cover and cook until the mussels and clams are opened, about 10 minutes more.
  • Serve in a large shallow dish or in individual bowls.

Nutrition

Calories: 1296kcalCarbohydrates: 107gProtein: 82gFat: 56gSaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 479mgSodium: 2876mgPotassium: 1609mgFiber: 6gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 2070IUVitamin C: 105.7mgCalcium: 289mgIron: 11.5mg
Keyword paella, saffron, sea food
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