Slow Cooker Paella: How to Make Aromatic Chicken & Seafood Paella! by 30Seconds Food

Slow Cooker Paella: How to Make Aromatic Chicken & Seafood Paella!

With a slow cooker, you can create everything from appetizers to soups and stews to flavorful entrées and you don’t have to worry about spending hours – or much time at all – in the kitchen. Just drop in your ingredients, turn on the slow cooker, and you’re out the door with a delicious dinner guaranteed to greet you when you get home. Try this flavorful recipe for aromatic paella from "Slow Cooker Favorites Chicken!"

You'll need:

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 medium onions, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 pound bulk spicy sausage
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 2 pounds tomatoes, diced
  • 16 ounces clam juice
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup dry vermouth
  • 2 1/2 cups uncooked rice
  • 2 teaspoons coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon saffron
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 pound firm whitefish, cubed
  • 1 pound shrimp
  • 1 pound fresh mussels, scrubbed and rinsed
  • 1 pound fresh clams, scrubbed and rinsed
  • 1 large green bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 cup fresh green peas

Here's how to make it:

  1. Spray a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker with nonstick olive oil spray.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over low heat. Sauté the onions and sausage until the sausage is crumbled and browned, about 10 minutes, then drain and transfer to the slow cooker.
  3. Stir in garlic, tomatoes, clam juice, broth, vermouth, rice, coriander, cumin, saffron, white pepper and salt. Cover and cook on low for 4 hours.
  4. Heat the remaining olive oil in a separate large skillet over low heat. Sauté the fish and shrimp in oil for 6 minutes. Transfer to the slow cooker, and add the mussels and clams. Stir in the green pepper and peas. Cover and cook on low for 1 hour. Serves 12. 

Excerpted from "Slow Cooker Favorites Chicken: 150+ Easy, Delicious Slow Cooker Recipes, from Hot Chicken Buffalo Bites and Chicken Parmesan to Teriyaki Chicken" by Adams Media. Copyright © 2017 Adams Media, a division of Simon and Schuster. Used by permission of the publisher. All rights reserved.

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Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
OMG, paella is one of my absolute fave dishes, ever! I need to make this, thank you!
Yummy! Nice one

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