Source: Uncle Ben's Recipe Collection

Pacific Paella
"There are plenty of fish in the sea and they all go nicely with rice."
Serves: 10
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes


10 mussels in shells, cleaned and steamed
1 lb. medium shrimp cooked and shelled
2 double chicken breasts boneless and skinless
3/4 lb. Italian sausage (mild), bulk
1 can whole tomatoes (14 1/2 ounces), drained and chopped
1 medium onion cut into wedges
1 large clove garlic minced
1 green pepper cut into thin strips
1 tsp. paprika
1/2 tsp. ground turmeric
1 tsp. saffron (optional)
1 1/3 cups water
1/4 tsp. black pepper
2 cans chicken broth (10 3/4 ounces)

1. Cut chicken into 1/2-inch strips. Combine paprika and pepper and coat the chicken.

2. Bring chicken broth and water to a boil in 12-inch skillet over high heat. Add chicken, sausage, tomatoes, rice, onion, garlic, turmeric and saffron.

3. Reduce heat to low. Cover and cook for 20 minutes. Remove from heat and season with salt to taste, if desired.

4. Gently toss in shrimp and green pepper; top with mussels. Let stand covered until all liquid is absorbed, about 5 minutes.