Try this simple and delicious Spanish dish – classic paella with chicken and seafood.

  • 8 tbsp olive oil
  • 7 oz / 200 g chicken breast
  • 3.5 oz / 100 g calamari
  • 3.5 oz / 100 g shrimps
  • 2 peppers
  • 3.5 oz / 100 g green beans
  • 3.5 oz / 100 g peas
  • 1 onion
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 cup long-grain rice
  • 3 cups vegetable stock
  • pinch of saffron

  1. Cut chicken into bite-size pieces. Clean calamari and shrimps (leave the heads on), slice calamari into thin rings. Cut peppers into strips, dice onion and tomatoes, mince garlic.
  2. In a heavy skillet, heat 2 tbsp oil over medium-high and fry chicken until golden brown. Take out, add 2 more tbsp oil to the skillet, and cook calamari and shrimps until light golden. Take out, add 2 more tbsp oil, and repeat with green beans and peas, remove from skillet.
  3. Add the remaining oil and fry onions and garlic until soft and brown on the edges. Add tomatoes and cook for 2-3 mins. Add rice and cook for a minute, while stirring. Pour vegetable stock, return chicken, calamari and shrimps to the skillet. Season with salt, pepper and a pinch of saffron. Stir, cover, and cook, until rice softens and absorbs the stock. Add the vegetables and cook for another 2-3 mins. Serve in the skillet.