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Easy Paella

Posted On: Oct 22, 2018   |   Posted By: Laura's THayn

Easy Paella

Last year I went to Spain during the Thanksgiving holiday break. I tasted some paella there and bough a small quantity of saffron.
I used some of that saffron to make lamb tagine. I still had quite a bit of saffron left over so I decided to make paella. I used the remaining saffron to make another recipe I will post in the future.
This is not the first time I have made paella. I made paella with my family almost four years ago. We ate it one year for Christmas Eve. We had a Spanish Christmas Eve that year.
I found this paella recipe on allrecipes.com. It has chicken, sausage, and shrimp. I like recipes with lots of meat. It called for a Spanish onion, but I just used a regular onion. I'm not really sure where to find Spanish onions.
The ingredients are 6 tablespoons olive oil, 1 tablespoon paprika, 2 teaspoons oregano, salt, pepper, 2 pounds skinless and boneless chicken, 3 crushed garlic cloves, 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, 2 cups arborio rice, 1 pinch saffron threads, 1 bay leaf, 1/2 bunch flat...

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