Traditional Spanish Seafood Paella

Traditional Spanish Seafood Paella


This traditional Spanish Seafood Paella combines a variety of seafood with spicy chorizo and tender chicken, all cooked together with saffron-infused rice to create a flavourful and colourful dish perfect for any gathering


  • 6 free-range chicken thighs
  •  plain flour
  •  olive oil
  • 100 g chorizo
  • 1 onion
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 a bunch of fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 litres organic chicken stock
  • 2 large pinches of saffron
  • 1 heaped teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 500 g paella rice
  • 200 g squid rings
  • 2 handfuls of fresh or frozen peas
  • 10 large raw king prawns
  • 200 g mussels
  • 200 g pipis
  • 1 lemon


  1. Preheat the Oven:
    1 Preheat the Oven:

    Preheat the oven to 180ºC (356ºF).

  2. Prepare and Cook Chicken:
    2 Prepare and Cook Chicken:

    Season chopped chicken with salt, pepper, and flour. Heat olive oil in a large, deep pan and fry chicken until cooked through.

  3. Add Chorizo and Aromatics:
    3 Add Chorizo and Aromatics:

    Finely chop garlic, onion, and some parsley. Thinly slice the chorizo and add to the pan with the chicken.

  4. Infuse Stock and Add Rice:
    4 Infuse Stock and Add Rice:

    Heat half of the chicken stock and infuse it with saffron. Add smoked paprika, rice, and the infused stock to the pan. Cook on medium heat for about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

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