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Try Buddy Valastro’s Recipe for #NationalPaellaDay!

posted: 03/27/17
by: TLCme

It's #NationalPaellaDay and we're celebrating with Cake Boss star Buddy Valastro's take on this traditional Spanish dish! Watch the video and try the recipe below!




  • 2 chicken breasts cut into small pieces
  • Marinade the chicken:
    • Use olive oil
    • Add salt & pepper
    • 1 teaspoon Italian Spice
      • Includes: Basil, oregano, garlic, rosemary & thyme
    • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • Saut? Pan
    • Add olive oil
    • Add 12 oz diced chorizo
    • Add chicken
    • Brown the meat
    • Once the meat is browned, take off the heat & set aside
  • Broth
    • 2-3 cups chicken stock
    • Add a pinch of saffron to the broth
    • Strain 15 oz can whole tomatoes into the broth
  • Saut? (in same pan)
    • Add 1 finely chopped medium white onion
    • Add 4 cloves of minced garlic
    • Add olive oil
    • Chop fresh parsley & add to the pan - let caramelize
    • Add tomatoes after juice has been drained
    • Add 1 cup arborio rice
      • Italian short-grained rice
    • Add 1/2 cup white wine
    • Add 2 1/2 cups broth to the pan to start
    • Let cook
  • Add the chorizo & chicken into the pan
  • Add 1 pound of browned sweet Italian sausage
  • Add 1/2 cup peas
  • Add a dozen mussels
  • Add 1/2 pound of shrimp
  • Simmer 10 minutes