Seafood Paella


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Seafood Paella
Seafood Paella
Ingredients
2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
2 R Everyday Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts cubed
2 links Aidells Smoked Andouille Sausage sliced
1 medium onion peeled and chopped
2 large cloves fresh garlic chopped
1 cup medium grain white rice
2 1/2 cups chicken stock
1/3 cup white wine
2 tsp. thyme
1/4 tsp. saffron threads
Sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
1 lb. raw shrimp (51 to 60 count) peeled and deveined
1 lb. fresh littleneck clams rinsed and drained
1/2 lb. mussels rinsed and drained
1 small red bell pepper seeded and diced
1/2 cup frozen peas thawed
Directions
Prep time: 30 minutes,
Cook time: 45 to 50 minutes

Heat oil in a large skillet. Add chicken and cook
over medium heat until browned. Add sausage to
skillet and cook for 5 minutes more, stirring
frequently; remove from skillet and set aside. Add
onion and garlic to skillet; sauté for 5 minutes. Add
rice and cook for 5 minutes more; stir in stock, wine,
thyme, saffron, chicken and sausage. Bring to a
boil; reduce heat and simmer over low heat, loosely
covered, for 15 minutes. Remove lid and season to
taste with salt and pepper; top with seafood and
bell pepper. Cover and cook over very low heat,
loosely covered, for 10 minutes or until seafood is
cooked. Stir in peas and cook for 1 minute more.

Makes 8 servings.
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Made with Derek on 2/7/09. Good and fun to make.

  Comment Number: 386
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Sub chicken thighs for breast. Thighs are more flavorful. Also, remember to discard any clams & mussels that have NOT opened after 10 minutes of steaming.

  Comment Number: 5026
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