Paella with Shrimp

12 / 26 / 2023
paella shrimp

Paella With Shrimp

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes


  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large yellow onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 head garlic, cloves peeled and minced
  • Pinch red chile flakes
  • 1 Tbsp chile powder
  • 1 Tbsp smoked paprika
  • 2 Tbsp each thyme, oregano and basil
  • 2 large bell peppers - any colour - seeded, deveined and chopped
  • 6 plum tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 1 1/4 cup arborio rice
  • 3 cups homemade bone broth, purchased stock or water
  • 1 pound green beans, topped, tailed and cut into pieces, and lightly steamed
  • 1 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 bunch fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 bunch fresh scallions, chopped
  • 1 1/2 pounds jumbo shrimp, deveined (about 5 or 6 per
  • person)
  • 1 tsp unrefined sea salt, divided
  • 1 tsp black pepper to taste


  1. Using a Dutch oven, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add onions and sauté until soft, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add garlic, chile flakes, 1 tsp salt and sauté until garlic becomes fragrant, about 2 minutes.
  3. Add remaining spices, peppers and tomatoes and simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Add rice, broth (stock or water) and add to pan.
  5. Cover and reduce heat to low. Cook until rice is tender - about 35 minutes.
  6. Add steamed beans, herbs, scallions, 1/2 tsp remaining salt, shrimp if using and let heat through, about 12 minutes. Serve.

Tosca Reno

Author, columnist, motivational speaker, reality TV star, radio personality, consultant, mother and wife, Tosca Reno has been inspiring millions with the Eat Clean™️ Diet series and sharing the success she's had with weight loss and Clean Eating.


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