Monday, March 1, 2010

Speedy Paella

1 package fully cooked chorizo (3 1/2 oz) cut into 1/4 in chunks
1 pound chicken cut into chunks
1 medium red pepper diced
1 garlic clove crushed
1/8 t dried thyme
1 package spanish style yellow rice mix
1 package of frozen peas.

Cook chorizo over med heat until fat is released, about 3 minutes. Remove chorizo, leave drippings. Add chicken and cook until no longer pink, remove. Add pepper, garlic and thyme and cook for one minute. Add rice mix, 2 cups of water, and chorizo. When mix is boiling, reduce heat and cook covered for 10 minutes.
Stir in frozen peas and cook for 5 more minutes. Stir in chicken and serve when warmed through.

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