*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             PAELLA (USA RICE)
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main Dish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       tb           Vegetable oil
      1/2   lb           Smoked sausage -- sliced
      1/2   lb           Chicken breasts
                         -- (boneless, skinless)
                         -- cut into 1-inch pieces
      1/2   lb           Shrimp, peeled & deveined
    1                    Garlic clove -- minced
    1       c            Uncooked rice
    1       md           Onion -- chopped
    1       md           Red pepper -- julienned
    1       c            Clam juice
      1/2   c            Water
      1/8   ts           Ground saffron*
      1/2   c            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.
   
   *1/4 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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