Slow Cooker Easy Chicken Paella

Author: Canadian Living

Smoky and simple, this dish is sure to please. Substitute regular paprika for the smoked paprika if you don't have any on hand or prefer your paella on the less smoky side.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living New Slow Cooker Classics

Ingredients

  • 1/4 teaspoon saffron threads
  • 1 cup sodium-reduced chicken broth
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken thigh quartered
  • 4 oz chorizo sausages sliced
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 sweet red pepper chopped
  • 1 sweet yellow pepper chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 cup arborio rice
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

Method

Stir saffron into chicken broth; let stand for 10 minutes.

In slow cooker, combine chicken, sausage, onion, red pepper, garlic, paprika and salt. Stir in saffron broth, wine and tomato paste.

Cover and cook on low until juices run clear when chicken is pierced and vegetables are tender, about 6 hours.

Stir in rice; cook, covered, on high until rice is tender and almost no liquid remains, 15 to 20 minutes. Stir in parsley.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 751 mg
  • Protein 34 g
  • Calories 506.0
  • Total fat 17 g
  • Potassium 632 mg
  • Cholesterol 119 mg
  • Saturated fat 6 g
  • Total carbohydrate 47 g

%RDI

  • Iron 19.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 10.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 3.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 18.0
  • Vitamin C 93.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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