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Chicken paella

  • Gluten Free Diet

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  • Egg Free Diet

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Chicken paella

Method

  • In a saucepan over high heat, add the water along with the saffron. As soon as it comes to a boil, remove the saucepan from the heat and set it aside until needed.
  • Heat the olive oil in a pot or in a paella pan over medium heat.
  • Finely chop the onion, the peppers, the garlic, and cut the cooked chicken into cubes. 
  • Sauté the onion along with the peppers for 3 minutes, until they are slightly tender.
  • Add the garlic and sauté for 1 more minute. 
  • Then, add the rice along with the paprika, salt, and pepper. Stir until the rice starts turning white and sticks to the bottom of the pot.
  • Add the saffron water in 3 batches, waiting for each batch to be incorporated before adding the next. As soon as the third and last batch of water is incorporated, add the chicken and mix. 
  • Remove the pot from the heat, add the butter, the parmesan, and mix until they are incorporated.
  • Serve with the finely chopped parsley.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

381
Calories (kcal)
19 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

16.0
Total Fat (g)
23 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

6.6
Saturated Fat (g)
33 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

35.0
Total Carbs (g)
13 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

5.9
Sugars (g)
7 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

23.0
Protein (g)
46 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

3.6
Fibre (g)
14 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.41
Sodium (g)
7 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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