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Spanish Paella-Style Chicken & Rice

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Quick & Easy Spanish Paella

(NC) - Authentic Spanish paella is a deliciously complex mix of chicken, seafood, rice, chorizo sausage, vegetables and saffron that can take hours to prep. With the help of Knorr-Lipton Sidekicks (, you can enjoy the essence of this Spanish dish in 20 minutes or less.

Spanish Paella-Style Chicken & Rice
Feel free to use chorizo sausage or stir in some cooked seafood to add a delicious spin on this dish. Enjoy on the patio with a glass of chilled sangria.


  • 1 tbsp Bertolli Olive Oil
  • 2 chicken thighs
  • 1/2 lb sweet Italian sausage links, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 medium onion, diced
  • 1 medium red pepper, diced
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup frozen green peas
  • 1 pkg Knorr-Lipton Sidekicks Fiesta Spanish Rice


Heat the oil in a large skillet set over medium-high heat. Brown the chicken thighs in the oil. Stir in the sausage and cook 5 minutes. Add the onion and pepper and cook 3 minutes.

Stir in water, peas and Knorr Lipton Sidekicks Fiesta Spanish Rice. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium and simmer, covered, 20 minutes or until rice is tender.

Makes 4 Servings

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