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Baked chicken paella for $10

Womans~Day
Cooking time
More than 1 hour
Cuisine
Spanish
Serves
4
Type
Budget
Easy
Family
5 stars - based on 6 reviews
Baked chicken paella for $10

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1kg chicken drumsticks
  • 1 chorizo sausage, sliced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoons hot chilli sauce
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 400g can diced tomatoes
  • 1½ cups medium-grain rice
  • ½ cup frozen peas
  • 1/3 cup sliced black olives
  • chopped parsley, salad, to serve

Preparation method

  1. Preheat oven to moderate, 180°C. Lightly grease a 3-litre ovenproof dish.

  2. Heat oil in a frying pan on high. Cook chicken and sausage 8-10 minutes. Remove from pan.

  3. Add onion, celery and garlic to pan. Saute 3-4 minutes, until onion is tender. Stir paprika and chilli sauce through. Cook, stirring, 1 minute.

  4. Transfer onion mixture to dish with stock, tomatoes, rice and peas. Mix well.

  5. Arrange chicken and sausage in dish with rice mixture. Bake, uncovered, 45 minutes, until rice is tender and chicken is cooked through.

  6. Sprinkle with olives and parsley to serve. Accompany with salad.



TOP TIP
  • Stir paella once or twice during cooking, and add a little stock if mixture dries out too quickly.

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