Chicken & Chorizo Paella Recipe

Chicken & Chorizo Paella Recipe

Chicken & Chorizo Paella

The classic Spanish rice dish is perfect for family dining. Our chicken and chorizo paella is easy to make and brings the Mediterranean to your home. Simply follow the recipe and whip up your very own Spanish paella.


•2 spring onions

•½ bunch chives

•1 lemon

•1 red pepper

•1 onion

•80g chorizo

•4 chicken drumsticks, on the bone

•Salt and pepper

•400g fresh prawns, unshelled

•400g fresh mussels

•500g rice 

•900ml chicken stock

•2 pinches saffron

•200g green peas 

•25ml white wine


Preparation time: 15mins

Cooking time: approx. 1hour

Serves 4


1. Finely chop the spring onions, chives and onion, and divide the lemon into quarters. Clean the red pepper, remove the seeds and cut into small cubes. Cut the chorizo into 1cm thick slices, salt the chicken drumsticks and season the prawns with salt and pepper

2. Fry the chorizo and chicken drumsticks briefly in a roasting pan. Remove the drumsticks and set aside

3. Place the rice, onion, spring onion, chicken stock, saffron, red pepper, white wine and salt in the roasting pan and stir together. Bring to the boil and then add the chicken drumsticks

4. Cook the paella on shelf level 2 on Full Steam at 99°C for 20 minutes 

5. Arrange the prawns, mussels and peas on top. Steam the paella again on shelf level 2 on Full Steam at 99°C for 30 minutes

6. To serve, sprinkle with chives, garnish with lemon quarters and serve from the roasting pan

Chef Tip: Always make the most of the oil from the chorizo – its packed full of flavour.  This dish work very well with chicken breasts too

Watch our Video to see how we make Chicken & Chorizo Paella 

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