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Chicken Thighs and Shrimp Paella Recipe by Love Keil -- www.munchkintime.com #paellarecipe

Chicken Thighs and Shrimp Paella Recipe

Love Keil
Chicken Thighs and Shrimp Paella Recipe - made of shrimps, chicken thighs, homemade broth, saffron, paprika, peas, garlic and etc. Make this flavorful and delicious dinner recipe in just under 1 hour. Enjoy!
4.84 from 6 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course One Pot Meal
Cuisine Spanish
Servings 6


  • 4 chicken thighs
  • 1 lb shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tomato cubed
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 4 cup hot chicken broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon Saffron crushed
  • 1 1/2 cup Paella rice short grain rice (washed)
  • 1/4 cup frozen peas
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • parsley to garnish


  • Season chicken thighs with salt and pepper. Add olive oil to Paella pan, fry chicken on a medium high heat, until brown on both sides, about 15minutes total.
  • Add onion, saute until translucent color about 3-5 minutes.
  • Turn the heat to medium low, add garlic, saute for 1 minute.
  • Add tomato and paprika, saute for 2 minutes.
  • Add hot chicken broth and saffron, bring it to a boil.
  • Add rice, turn the heat to medium high and boil it uncovered for 17 minutes.
  • Add shrimp and peas, boil it uncovered, on medium high heat for another 3 minutes.
  • Cover with foil paper or lid and let Paella rest for 5 minutes.


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Keyword chicken, rice, shrimp
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