Skillet Paella with Shrimp and Tomatoes
This delicious one-skillet dinner simplifies classic paella: It has fewer ingredients but keeps the essence of Spain.
- Total Time:
- Servings: 4
Photography: Andrew Purcell
Source: Everyday Food, October 2013
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 5 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 1/2 cups Arborio rice
- 2 ounces dried chorizo, cut into 1/4-inch cubes
- 1/4 cup dry white wine
- 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
- 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes, drained
- 3/4 pound large shrimp (31 to 35), peeled and deveined (tails left on, if desired)
- 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
- Coarse salt and pepper
In a large skillet, heat oil and garlic over medium. Cook until garlic is fragrant, 1 minute. Stir in rice and chorizo and cook until rice is translucent, 3 minutes.
Add wine and cook, stirring, until evaporated, 2 minutes. Add broth and tomatoes and bring to a simmer. Cover and cook until rice is tender and most of liquid is absorbed, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes.
Stir in shrimp and peas, cover, and cook until shrimp is opaque throughout, 6 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
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