Paella (usa rice)

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 tablespoon Vegetable oil
½ pounds Smoked sausage; sliced
½ pounds Chicken breasts (boneless, skinless) cut into 1-inch pieces
½ pounds Shrimp, peeled & deveined
1 Garlic clove; minced
1 cup Uncooked rice
1 medium Onion; chopped
1 medium Red pepper; julienned
1 cup Clam juice
½ cup Water
⅛ teaspoon Ground saffron*
½ cup Frozen green peas; thawed

Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook sausage, chicken, shrimp and garlic 3 to 5 minutes. Add rice, onion and red pepper. Cook, stirring, until rice is lightly browned. Add clam juice, water and saffron. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, cover and simmer 20 minutes, or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.

Stir in peas and serve.

*¼ teaspoon ground turmeric may be substituted for saffron, if desired.

NOTE: Quick cooking method: Omit clam juice, water and saffron in above recipe. Substitute one (6 ounce) package prepared yellow rice mix, cooking in clam juice for uncooked rice. Stir in rice after onions and pepper are sauteed.

Each serving provides: * 341 calories * 15.9 g. protein * 12.9 g. fat * : 39.0 g. carbohydrate * 1.9 g. dietary fiber * 79 mg. cholesterol * 583 mg. sodium

Source: The Many Nationalities of Rice Reprinted with permission from USA Rice Council Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias

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