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  Chorizos/Italian sausage links 1⁄2 Pound, sliced
  Ready to cook broiler fryer chicken 3 Pound, cut up (1 Piece, 2 1/2 To 3 Pound)
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Sweet red pepper 1 Medium, chopped
  Green pepper 1 Medium, chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Regular rice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Tomatoes 2 Medium, peeled and chopped
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Saffron 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crushed
  Boiling water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Shelled shrimp 1 Pound (Fresh Or Frozen)
  Clams in shells 10 Small
  Frozen peas 10 Ounce (1 Package)

In large skillet cook sausage over medium heat till done.
Drain sausage, reserving drippings in skillet; set aside.
Season chicken pieces with a little salt and pepper.
Brown chicken in reserved drippings; remove chicken, reserving drippings in skillet.
Add chopped onion, red pepper, green pepper, and garlic to reserved drippings; cook till onion is tender but not brown.
Stir in uncooked rice, chopped tomatoes, salt, and saffron.
Stir in boiling water; bring mixture to boiling.
Stir in cooked sausage.
Turn rice mixture into a paella pan or a 4-quart casserole or a Dutch oven; arrange chicken pieces atop mixture.
Bake, covered, at 375° for 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, thaw frozen shrimp.
Thoroughly scrub clams.
Place clams in a saucepan with 1/2 inch of boiling water; cover and cook till shells open, 3 to 5 minutes.
Drain; discard any clams that do not open.
Place peas in a colander or strainer; rinse with hot water to thaw.
Arrange peas, clams, and shrimp atop rice mixture.
Bake, covered, till chicken and rice are done, 15 to 20 minutes longer.
Garnish with lemon slices, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5527 Calories from Fat 2477

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 273 g419.2%

Saturated Fat 80.4 g402%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1884.6 mg628.2%

Sodium 7551.6 mg314.7%

Total Carbohydrates 318 g106.1%

Dietary Fiber 28.3 g113.1%

Sugars 38.7 g

Protein 425 g849.4%

Vitamin A 308% Vitamin C 710.4%

Calcium 71.4% Iron 248.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Paella Casserole Recipe