Skip to main content

Free Shipping on orders over $50.

Chicken and Chorizo Paella

Lodge Cast Iron | October 17, 2019

This easy chicken and chorizo paella makes a great party-sized meal. Packed with Spanish-inspired flavors, this one-pan meal is ready to serve in under an hour.

Level
Intermediate
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
40 minutes
Serves
6-8
Cook it With Our
paella

Ingredients

  • 8 boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 pound chorizo, sliced
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1/2 teaspoon saffron, ground
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 white onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 1/2 cups Arborio rice
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. In a medium saucepan, heat chicken stock and saffron.
  2. Heat 14 inch skillet over medium high heat, 4-5 minutes. Season chicken on all sides with salt, pepper, and paprika. Sear chicken for 5-6 minutes per side. Remove from pan and set aside.
  3. Cook chorizo for 2-3 minutes, stirring often. Add onion and garlic and continue to cook until onion softens, 5-7 minutes. Stir in rice and add broth. Bring to a boil, stirring often.
  4. Add peas and top with chicken. Bake until liquid is absorbed and chicken is cooked through, 20 minutes.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

paella

Lodge Pan Logo
Lodge Pan Logo
Contributed By: Lodge Cast Iron

We hope you enjoy our stories and recipes! Follow us on InstagramFacebook, and Twitter, and tag your Instagram food photos with #lodgecastiron for a chance to be featured on our feed!

Ratings background image.

How would you rate this recipe?

Thanks for rating

Recommended recipes you might like

Pork chop pan

Get $10 off any $50+ order!

While you're shopping, become a Pan Fan today and sign up for our newsletter!

By submitting your information, you are agreeing to Lodge Cast Iron’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Please try again.