Paella Recipe


A traditional spiced dish made in a wok. The sausage, chicken and shrimp blend nicely with the herbs and spices, and there is plenty to go around.


  • 5 (4 ounce) links hot Italian sausage, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 5 (4 ounce) links mild Italian sausage, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 15 eaches raw chicken tenders or strips
  • 2 pounds large shrimp - peeled and deveined
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and cut into strips
  • 1 large stalk celery, with leaves, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups uncooked long grain rice
  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans peeled and diced tomatoes, juice reserved
  • 2 leaf (blank)s bay leaves
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¾ teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 3 ½ cups chicken broth


  1. Heat a wok over medium-high heat. Fry hot and mild Italian sausage pieces in the wok until brown on all sides. Remove sausage, and fry the chicken strips in the sausage drippings until browned. Remove chicken and saute onions, green pepper, celery, and garlic for 5 minutes, or until tender.
  2. Stir in the uncooked rice, tomatoes, bay leaves, salt, oregano and turmeric. Cook and stir for 1 minute, then mix in the reserved tomato juice and chicken broth. Add chicken pieces, cover and simmer for about 20 minutes.
  3. Add sausage to the mixture, and continue to simmer for 15 minutes, then stir in the shrimp; cover and cook for 5 to 10 more minutes, or until shrimp is cooked through.

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Nutritional Information


Servings Per Recipe: 10
Calories: 616.7
% Daily Value *
protein: 112 %
carbohydrates: 12 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 7 %
fat: 37 %
saturated fat: 41 %
cholesterol: 77 %
vitamin a iu: 19 %
niacin equivalents: 209 %
vitamin b6: 58 %
vitamin c: 33 %
folate: 25 %
calcium: 12 %
iron: 42 %
magnesium: 30 %
potassium: 23 %
sodium: 69 %
thiamin: 74 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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