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Paella Salad

Spice Islands®

Paella Salad


  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes

6 servings


3/4 cup long grain rice

1 can (14 ounces) chicken broth

1/16 teaspoon crumbled Spice Islands® Saffron

1/4 cup olive oil

1/4 cup red wine vinegar

1 teaspoon Spice Islands® Garlic Powder

1 teaspoon Spice Islands® Onion Powder

1 teaspoon Spice Islands® Thyme

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon Spice Islands® Smoked Paprika

1/4 teaspoon Spice Islands® Fine Grind Black Pepper

8 ounces cooked shrimp OR chicken breast strips

1 tomato, seeded and chopped

1/2 cup diced green bell pepper

1/4 cup diced red onion


Combine rice, chicken broth and saffron in medium saucepan.  Cover and bring to a boil; reduce heat to a simmer.  Cook 15 to 20 minutes until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.  Pour rice into a shallow pan and refrigerate at least 20 minutes.

Combine olive oil, vinegar, garlic powder, onion powder, thyme, salt, paprika and black pepper in a small bowl.  Combine cooled rice, shrimp, tomato, green bell pepper and onions in a large bowl.  Add dressing and mix well.

Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve.

Recipe Note:  Rice can be cooked ahead and chilled.

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