Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Day 41: Easy Paella

Day 41.

We were in the mood for something new, so I pulled out this recipe for paella. It was good, but I think next time I may substitute orzo for the couscous.

Here's what you'll need.
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2 tablespoons olive oil
4-5 cloves garlic
1/2 lb. sausage, diced
1 chicken breast, diced into bite-sized pieces
1/2 lb. shrimp, diced into bite-sized pieces
1 1/2 cups chicken stock
1/2 cup frozen peas
1 10 oz. box couscous
1 tomato
Bunch cilantro

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Heat the olive oil in a skillet and add the garlic. Cook for just a few minutes.

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Add the sausage.

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Add the chicken and cook through.

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Pour in the chicken stock and bring to a boil.

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Add in the shrimp and peas. Cook for 2 minutes.

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Pour in the couscous.

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Stir, remove from heat and cover. Steam for 5 minutes.

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Remove from heat and fluff with a fork. Turn the heat back on medium, and heat through again.

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Add in the diced tomato and chopped cilantro.

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Yum.

1 comment:

Sherry said...

That looks fantastic. I have never tried it.