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Description

Laissez les bon temps rouler with this Cajun flavored paella. Paella is a Spanish dish with a base of rice, meat, tomatoes and artichoke hearts. Usually prepared and served in a special two-handled pan. This convenient Cajun version uses a skillet and quick-cooking boxed rice. Serve with crusty bread and fresh seasonal fruit salad.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless pork loin roast (cut into 1/2-inch cubes)
  • 1 tablespoon seasoning (Cajun-style)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 7 3/8 ounces beans (quick cooking spicy Cajun-style, and rice)
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine (OR chicken broth)
  • 8 ounces clam juice (OR chicken broth)
  • 6 1/2 ounces marinated artichoke hearts (drained)
  • 1 cup frozen peas (thawed)
  • 2 ounces diced pimentos (undrained)

Directions

  1. Toss cubes with seasoning; heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add pork cubes; cook and stir until pork is nicely browned. Remove pork from skillet and keep warm. Add rice and beans mix and seasoning packets to skillet, along with water, wine and clam juice, stirring to mix. Bring to boil and cover tightly; reduce heat to a simmer and cook for 6 minutes, stirring several times. Top rice mixture with pork, artichoke hearts, peas and pimientos and cover, cooking for about 4 minutes longer or until most liquid has been absorbed. Serve hot from skillet.
  2. Serves 4.
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NutritionView more

530Calories
Sodium29%DV700mg
Fat31%DV20g
Protein71%DV36g
Carbs16%DV47g
Fiber16%DV4g

PER SERVING *

Calories530Calories from Fat180
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat20g31%
Saturated Fat4g20%
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol80mg27%
Sodium700mg29%
Potassium780mg22%
Protein36g71%
Calories from Fat180
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate47g16%
Dietary Fiber4g16%
Sugars12g24%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.