dish
Paella

8
Serves
613
Calories
15
Nutrients
14
Vitamins

Ingredients

1 teaspoon dried oregano
2 cloves garlic , minced
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs
1/2 pound low-fat chorizo sausage or other spicy sausage
1 large onion , chopped
1 cup diced, canned tomatoes with their juices
2 1/4 cups long grain rice
4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
1/2 teaspoon saffron threads
1 pound medium shrimp , peeled and deveined
2 dozen cherrystone clams , scrubbed
2 pounds mussels , scrubbed
2 cups (1 package) frozen peas

Cooking Instructions

1. Combine the oregano, garlic, salt and pepper with 1 tablespoon of olive oil and rub the chicken with it.

2. Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a deep skillet over moderate heat. Brown the chicken lightly on both sides. Add the chorizo, onion, green and red peppers and cook until the vegetables are soft, about 10 minutes.

3. Add the tomatoes and rice and cook 5 minutes more. Add the chicken broth and saffron, mix well, cover with foil and cook until the liquid is almost absorbed, about 15 minutes.

4. Add the shrimp, cherrystones, mussels and peas. Cover and cook until the mussels and clams are opened, about 10 minutes more. Serve in a large shallow dish or in individual bowls.

Serving Size: 1 bowl

Nutrition Information

Number of Servings: 8
Calories
613
Protein
57 g
Total Carbohydrate
60 g
Dietary Fiber
4 g
Soluble Fiber
0 g
Sugar
10 g
Total Fat
16 g
Saturated Fat
3 g
Monounsaturated Fat
6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
3 g
Trans Fatty Acid (tfa)
0 g
Cholesterol
211 mg
Omega-3 Fatty Acid
1 g
Omega-6 Fatty Acid
6 g
Percent Calories from Protein
37 %
Percent Calories from Carbohydrate
39 %
Percent Calories from Fat
23 %
Vitamin A
310 IU
Vitamin B1- Thiamin
0 mg
Vitamin B2 - Riboflavin
0 mg
Vitamin B3 - Niacin
9 mg
Vitamin B6
0 mg
Vitamin B12
44 mcg
Vitamin C
85 mg
Vitamin D
2 IU
Folate
92 mcg
Vitamin E
3 IU
Pantothenic Acid
2 mg
Calcium
146 mg
Iron
18 mg
Phosphorus
617 mg
Potassium
1107 mg
Sodium
1042 mg
Zinc
6 mg