Recipes and Cooking Weeknight Chorizo and Shrimp Paella 4.0 (2) 1 Review Yes, it is possible to enjoy a hearty paella dinner any night of the week. We've used quick-cooking shrimp and chorizo to get this weeknight meal on the table in 30 minutes flat. By Anna Kovel Anna Kovel Website Anna Kovel is a food expert with over two decades of experience working in culinary development, from recipe creation to food styling. She shares her knowledge across her website as well as in major publications like Better Homes & Gardens and Gather Journal. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on July 16, 2020 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Carson Downing Total Time: 30 mins Servings: 4 Yield: 6 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 teaspoon olive oil 4 ounce cooked, smoked chorizo sausage, casing removed, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1 medium onion, cut into thin wedges 2 stalks celery, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 cup cooked short grain rice, chilled 1 pound medium shrimp in shells, peeled and deveined ½ cup frozen peas 1 teaspoon sweet paprika 1 5-6 ounce package fresh baby spinach Directions In a 10-inch skillet heat oil over medium-high. Add chorizo, onion, and celery. Cook 3 minutes. Stir in garlic. Stir in rice and press down to cover bottom of skillet. Do not stir. Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until mixture starts to sizzle and stick to bottom. Stir in shrimp, peas, and paprika, scraping bottom of the pan. Cook 4 minutes or until shrimp are opaque, stirring occasionally. Add spinach; stir until wilted. * Or omit peas and add 1/2 cup chopped yellow sweet pepper and 1/2 cup chopped canned artichoke hearts with the shrimp. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 398 Calories 15g Fat 37g Carbs 26g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 398 % Daily Value * Total Fat 15g 19% Saturated Fat 4g 20% Cholesterol 168mg 56% Sodium 1227mg 53% Total Carbohydrate 37g 13% Total Sugars 4g Protein 26g Vitamin C 17.4mg 87% Calcium 122mg 9% Iron 3.7mg 21% Potassium 312mg 7% Folate, total 166.7mcg Vitamin B-12 1.3mcg Vitamin B-6 0.4mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.