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SPANISH CHICKEN PAELLA

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This is the popular Valencia rice dish which is soo famous worldwide
Ingredients
For chicken and vegetable paella
  Chicken legs and thighs 2 , skinned and cut into small pieces
  Green beans 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped roughly
  Frozen artichokes 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Tomatoes 2 , grated
  Dried rosemary 1 Pinch
  Paprika 1 Pinch
  Spanish saffron 3 (Few Strands Of Nitu Didi)
Directions

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
FOR BEST RESULTS USE NITU DIDIS PURE SPANISH SAFFRON
IF U DONT HAVE A PAELLA PAN U CAN USE A GOOD FRYING PAN

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Spanish
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Story
living in spain i have learnt to make this classic everyday spanish paella
Subtitle: 
CHICKEN PAELLA

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