Paella in a Frying Pan

Paella in a Frying Pan

This is simple paella in a frying pan It looks colorful although it uses everyday ingredients. This curry-flavored paella is packed with the deliciousness of chicken drumettes. This recipe won a prize for the best paella!


Curry powder
2 teaspoons
White rice
2 rice cooker cups worth (360ml)
Chicken drumettes - the first joint of a chicken wing
Frozen mixed vegetables
1 cup
2 small
1 clove
Soup stock cubes
Olive oil or vegetable oil
as needed
Salt and pepper
to taste


1. Coat chicken drumettes with salt and pepper. Dissolve soup stock cubes in 2 cups of hot water. Mince garlic and onion, and chop tomatoes into fourths.
2. Heat olive oil in a frying pan. Pan-fry the chicken until golden brown, then transfer tentatively onto a dish. Add more olive oil and sauté the garlic. When fragrant, add onion and continue to sauté.
3. After the onion turns translucent, add rice and cook. Also add soup (from Step 1) and curry powder. Scatter the mixed vegetables and align the chicken. Cover the pan and cook for 15 minutes over low heat.
4. After 15 minutes, remove lid and align tomatoes. Cover the pan again. Turn the heat off, and steam for 10-15 minutes to finish.

Story Behind this Recipe

This is an easy recipe that uses everyday ingredients It is very satisfying and pleasant to the eye!