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Chicken Seafood Paella

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Boneless skinless chicken thighs 1 1⁄2 Pound, cut into 2 inch pieces
  Chorizo sausages 6 Ounce (Two 3 Ounce Each)
  Onion 1 Medium, finely chopped
  Pepper red 1 , finely chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), finely chopped
  Ground red cayenne pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Canned tomatoes in puree 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dry white wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Medium rice grain 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Green beans 4 Ounce, cut into 1-inch pieces
  Water 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Canned chicken broth/1 3/4 cups old-fashioned chicken broth 14 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Loosely packed saffron threads 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Dried thyme 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1⁄2
  Mussels 1 Pound, scrubbed and debearded
  Medium shrimp 12 Ounce, shelled, deveined
  Chopped parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon wedges 4
Directions

1. In deep nonreactive 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat until very hot. Add chicken and chorizo; cook until browned, about 10 minutes. With slotted spoon, transfer chicken and chorizo to bowl.
2. Reduce heat to medium. Add onion and red pepper to skillet; cook, stirring frequently, until onion is tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in garlic and ground red pepper; cook 30 seconds. Add tomatoes with their puree and wine; cook, breaking up tomatoes with side of spoon, until the liquid has evaporated.
3. Stir rice, green beans, water, broth, salt, saffron, thyme, and bay leaf into skillet. Thinly slice chorizo; return chorizo and chicken to skillet. Heat to boiling over high heat. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 20 minutes.
4. Tuck mussels into paella; cover and cook 3 minutes. Tuck shrimp into paella; cover and cook just until mussels have opened and shrimp are opaque throughout, about 3 minutes longer. Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes. Discard bay leaf and any mussels that have not opened. Sprinkle paella with parsley and serve with lemon wedges.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Cuisine: 
Spanish
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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