Quick chicken paella

  • Total time: Ready in 30 minutes 30 minutes

Serves: 4


1 tbsp essential Waitrose Vegetable Oil
1 Pack of essential Waitrose British Chicken 6 Thigh Fillets
2 essential Waitrose Peppers, sliced
1 Large pinch of saffron
250g essential Waitrose Easy Cook Long Grain Rice
600ml hot chicken stock
100g frozen essential Waitrose Garden Peas, defrosted


1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan, halve the chicken fillets and fry for 4 minutes. Add the peppers and fry for 1 minute.

2. Stir in the saffron and rice then pour the stock over. Cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally until the liquid is absorbed and the rice is tender.

3. Stir in the peas and cook for 2 minutes. Check the chicken is cooked through, then season to taste.