Simple Chicken Paella

October 10, 2015

This article was written for Annabel & Grace, which is now part of Rest Less.

Simple Chicken PaellaSimple Chicken Paella


1 tbsp olive oil
400g pack Cooks’ Ingredients Soffritto Mix
400g pack essential Waitrose British Chicken Breast Chunks
300g Waitrose Bomba Paella Rice
400g can chopped tomatoes
600ml chicken stock
Pinch saffron strands
200g frozen peas
2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
1 lemon, cut into wedges, to serve

How to prepare

1 Heat the oil in a large pan and cook the soffritto and chicken for 5 minutes until the chicken is browned on the outside.

2 Add the rice and cook for a minute then stir in the tomatoes, stock and saffron. Bring to the boil and simmer for 15 minutes until the chicken is cooked through.

3 Stir in the peas and cook for a further 3–4 minutes until the rice is tender and the liquid has been absorbed.

4 Spoon into bowls, scatter with the parsley and a good grinding of black pepper and serve with a wedge of lemon for squeezing over.

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