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Royal Paella
Preparation30 minutes
Cooking30 minutes

Royal Paella


  • 9 oz long grain rice
  • 4 chicken thighs
  • 14 oz mussels
  • 7 oz squid strips
  • 2 chopped tomatoes
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 9 oz raw shrimp
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons paella spice mix
  • 2 cups poultry stock
  • 1 lemon
  • Salt/pepper


1 Heat the mussels in the frying pan to open them, then set aside.

2 In the same pan, brown the bell peppers for 1 minute, set aside, then brown the chicken for 2 minutes on each side and remove.

3 Finally, brown the squid and shrimp and set aside.

4 Sweat the onion with a tablespoon of oil, then add the rice until it becomes transparent.

5 Add the bell pepper, squid, spices and chicken, and pour 1 1/2 cups of the poultry stock.

6 Place the pan in the oven and bake for 15 minutes at 390°F.

7 After 15 minutes, add the shrimp, mussels and their juices along with the remaining poultry stock.

8 Lower the oven’s temperature to 350°F and put the pan back in for 10 more minutes.

9 Remove from oven and season to taste. Squeeze lemon juice.

Tip: You can add chorizo and hot pepper to add flavor to your paella.

Cristel products used for the recipe

Deep Frying Pan - Cristel USA
Deep Frying Pan
Strate Removable handle
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