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Chicken and Vegetable Paella Recipe

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This one-pan paella recipe is easy to follow and makes a hearty and healthy meal packed with flavour.

Watch the video to see how to make it step-by-step.

Chicken and Vegetable Paella Ingredients

  • 2 skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tsp Spanish paprika
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 yellow pepper
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 chicken stock cube
  • 200g Paella Rice
  • 75g frozen peas
  • 1 lemon
  • Fresh parsley to serve

Chicken and Vegetable Paella Method

  1. Start by prepping your ingredients. Finely dice the onion, peppers and garlic and put to one side.
  2. Heat a frying pan or paella pan with a few sprays of fry light and add the garlic and onion and sauté until soft.
  3. Then add the chicken and brown all over for around 4 minutes, this will give a nice crispy edge to the chicken.
  4. Then add the peppers and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add the tomato paste, stock cube, rice and paprika to the pan with 500ml water and bring to a simmer.
  6. Stir regularly for 12-15 minutes until the rice is cooked through.
  7. Then add the peas.
  8. Serve topped with fresh parsley and a squeeze of lemon.
  9. Box up into a couple of Tupperware boxes and refrigerate for up to 3 days for meal prep!

For more recipe and healthy meal ideas, check out our Nutrition section

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