Knorr Easy Paella

Knorr Easy Paella


Prep: 15 minutes

Cook: 40 minutes




2 Tbsp. olive oil

1 medium onion, finely chopped

2 cloves garlic, finely chopped

2 cups parboiled rice

3 Knorr® Shrimp flavor Bouillon Cubes, crumbled

4-1/2 cups boiling water

1 lb. uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

10 mussels, well-scrubbed

3 cups red and green bell peppers cut into strips

1 can (14.5 oz.) diced tomatoes, undrained

3/4 lb. cod or tilapia fillet, cut into ½ inch chunks

1/4 tsp. Bijol or 3-4 threads of saffron (optional)

1 cup peas

1 tbsp of chopped cilantro



In deep 12-inch skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat and cook onion, bell pepper and garlic, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes or until onion is tender. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil and add parboiled rice, 1/4 tsp. Bijol or saffron threads, stirring frequently, until rice is golden, about 8 minutes. Add tomatoes, stir in Knorr® Shrimp flavor Bouillon Cubes blended with boiling water. Simmer covered over low heat 15 minutes. Stir in shrimp, mussels and fish. Simmer covered 15 minutes or until rice is tender, shrimp turn pink and shells open. Discard any unopened shells.

Garnish top with red pepper strips, peas and lemon halves

*Don’t have fresh cilantro? Feel free to substitute 1 Knorr Cilantro MiniCube


Recipe courtesy Knorr