Creative Paella Recipes
Mixed Seafood Paella
A trio of fresh seafood is the star of this take on classic paella. We use a mix of squid, clams, and mussels, but feel free to customize the recipe with your favorite seafood. Finish the dish with fresh tomatoes and green onions.
Yes, you can have weeknight paella. Speedy shortcuts like frozen rice and veggies plus fast-cooking seafood mean this dish is on the table in under 10 minutes.
Quick Chicken Paella
We've swapped paella's classic rice for quick-cooking Israeli couscous. It's ready in just 5 minutes -- perfect for getting this dish on the table any night of the week.
Make-It-Mine Paella-Style Rice
We give you the basic paella rice recipe; you customize it with any toppings you like.
Kale and Mushroom Paella
This vegetarian paella is big on flavor thanks to garlic, poblano chile, and sweet smoked paprika. We've also tossed in kale, mushrooms, and eggs for a hearty main dish.
This chorizo-spiked stuffing is best served warm from the oven. In a hurry? Don't worry -- we've got a handy make-ahead option.
Make something more interesting than burgers for your next barbecue. We'll show you how to prep, pack, and prepare this delicious one-pan meal on the grill.
Pacific Salmon Paella
Create a meal worthy of a dinner party without any of the dishes! This one-pan paella is filled with favorites like crispy bacon, salmon, and asparagus.
Pork and Butternut Squash Paella
You'll fall for this in-season paella. It's loaded with autumn's best flavors like sage, butternut squash, and pork tenderlion. Roasting the squash before adding it to the dish gives it big flavor.
Golden Green Paella
The gold? Turmeric. The green? A bunch of fresh veggies including sweet peas, peppers, and green onions. Top each bowl with fresh chopped parsley.
Paella with Chicken and Shrimp
For a weeknight paella that's ready when you are, turn to your trusty slow cooker.
Turkey Paella Salad
There's no lettuce in this main dish salad, but it is full of veggies like tomato, broccoli, and sweet peppers. Keep it weeknight fast with a package of premade saffron rice.
The secret to this shortcut? A bottle of marinara sauce. It gives this shrimp and rice dinner slow cooked flavor in no time at all.
How-To: Peeling & Deveining Shrimp
A paella pan on the grill is our favorite way to impart a subtle smokiness to the classic rice dish.
Skillet Chicken and Shrimp Paella
Made with brown rice and lean chicken, this healthy version of paella is still big on flavor thanks to onions, peppers, and garlic.