Shrimp Paella


  • 1/2 cup uncooked white rice
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 pound fresh shrimp, shelled and deveined without tails
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can chicken broth
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can peeled and diced tomatoes with juice
  • 4 saffron threads


In a saucepan bring water to a boil. Add rice and stir. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

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In a large skillet over medium heat, saute the garlic and shrimp for about 5 minutes or until pink.

Pour in broth, tomatoes and saffron; bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Stir in 2 cups of the cooked rice and reduce heat to low. Cook for an additional 5 minutes.