• Prep Time
    15 Mins
  • Cook Time
    0 Mins
  • Total Time
    15 Mins
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    Portable Paella

    Considered the national dish of Spain, paella is made with rice, chorizo, shrimp and chicken. This Portable Paella is a deconstructed version, using similar flavors and layering them into a portable mason jar, making a scrumptious dish you can enjoy on-the-go.

    Courtesy of 150 Best Meals in a Jar by Tanya Linton © 2016 www.robertrose.ca Reprinted with publisher permission. Available where books are sold.


    Ingredients
    1
    quart
    wide-mouth mason jar
    1
    cup
    water
    1/2
    cup
    long-grain white rice
    1/4
    teaspoon
    salt
    4
    saffron threads
    1
    teaspoon
    butter
    1
    tablespoon
    Olive Oil
    1/2
    cup
    red onion, sliced
    1
    cup
    seeded tomatoes, chopped
    1/4
    teaspoon
    smoked paprika
    1/2
    cup
    peas, cooked
    1/4
    cup
    dry-cured chorizo, finely chopped
    1/2
    cup
    cooked chicken, shredded
    4
    cold medium shrimp, cooked
    1/4
    cup
    fresh parsley, chopped
    Directions
    In a medium saucepan, bring water to a boil over high heat. Stir in rice, salt and saffron, reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until rice is tender and water is absorbed. Remove from heat and stir in butter, fluffing rice with a fork. Let cool completely.
    Meanwhile, in a medium skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until softened. Stir in tomatoes and paprika; cook, stirring, for 2 to 3 minutes or until tomato juice has evaporated. Let cool completely.
    Layer onion mixture, rice, peas, chorizo, chicken, shrimp and parsley in jar. Seal jar and refrigerate for up to 1 day.
    When ready to serve, remove lid and microwave on High for 3 minutes or until warmed through.
    Reprinted With Permission From 150 Best Meals in a Jar: Salads, Soups, Rice Bowls and More

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