Traditional Spanish Paella

Here’s a delicioso recipe from Heart UK.

Serves 6


1 tablespoon olive oil
2 chicken breasts, cut into chunks
50g king prawns
100g mussels
1 clove of garlic
3 medium tomatoes
200g paella rice
pinch of saffron (optional)
1 litre chicken stock
100g cherry tomatoes
100g broad beans (or other bean or pulse)


  • In a large pan, heat the olive oil and fry the chicken for 2 minutes. Add the prawns, mussels, garlic and tomatoes and fry for 2 more minutes.
  • Sprinkle in the rice and shake the pan. Add the saffron and pour in the boiling chicken stock.
  • Add the cherry tomatoes and broad beans, season and then let simmer for 20 minutes before it being ready to serve.

Low fat, low saturates, low sugars and low salt, all good for the heart!


Per serving

Energy: 258 Kcals/1092 Kjoules   Fat: 5.9g   Saturates: 1.2g Sugars: 1.5g   Salt: 0.9g