Spanish Paella – Schwartz Flavour Shot Recipe
A blend of herbs, spices and seasonings infused in sunflower oil, for making rustic Spanish-style paella.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 40 minutes
- 1 Schwartz Spanish Paella Flavour Shot
- 1 onion, diced
- 100g (4oz) chorizo, diced
- 450g (1lb) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced
- 325g (11oz) paella or risotto rice
- 1 litre (1 pint 15 fl oz) water
- 1 red pepper, diced
- 100g (4oz) frozen peas
- Step one: Dice the onions and the chorizo
- Step two: Add the contents of the Schwartz Flavour Shot into a frying pan on medium heat.
- Step three: Add the chorizo and onion to the flavour shot and fry for 5 minutes
- Step four: Add the chicken and fry for 2 – 3 minutes, then add the rice and stir for a further 1 minute.
- Step five: Chop the pepper and add it to the mix along with the peas and water.
- Step six: Bring to boil and then simmer for 20 – 25 minutes until the chicken is cooked and the rice is tender. Stir occasionally.
- Step seven: It’s now ready to serve.
Recipe suggests to add a few olives or a lovely fresh salad. I added a basic green salad, consisting of tomatoes, kale, cucumber and lettuce.
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