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Traditional Paella containing chorizo, chicken thighs, and shrimp
Course Main Course
Servings 6


  • Paella Pan, Hardwood open fire, A group of family or friends to help enjoy the meal.


  • 6 pcs Chicken thighs, bone in and skin on
  • 12 oz Chorizo, cut in chunks
  • 1-2 lbs Shrimp, 16/20 size
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lg yellow onion
  • 3 cloves fresh garlic
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 12 oz diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 2 cups Valencia or other short grain rice
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen peas
  • 3 tbsp chopped parsley
  • 1 pinch saffron
  • to taste kosher salt and freh cracked black pepper


Paella is truly a personally customizable dish. The proteins can be substituted freely to suit your likes and choices, including all seafood, all meat, or any combination of shellfish, sausages, and meat. The only limit is your imagination and taste preferences.
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