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Grilled Paella with Seafood & Chicken

Grilled Paella with Seafood & Chicken
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Seafood and chicken and chorizo, oh my! Take your taste buds on an international tour with this classic Spanish dish packed with fresh, savory ingredients. You’ll need a 15” paella pan, which can also be used as a serving dish at your BBQ or party.

Original Recipe

    5 min - 15 min
    50 min
    1 hrs 5 min


  • 1 lb. chicken breast, cut into ¼ inch chunks
  • 8 oz. chorizo, sliced
  • 16 large shrimp, peeled
  • 2 cups paella rice
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • ¾ cup tomato pulp
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. saffron
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • Sea salt, pepper to taste
  • Basil leaves, cherry tomatoes, lemon wedges for garnish


  1. In separate bowls, season shrimp with ¼ tsp paprika, salt, pepper and season chicken with salt, pepper. Set aside chicken and refrigerate shrimp until needed.
  2. Place empty paella pan on grill set to high heat for about 2 minutes, with the cover closed. Once the pan is hot, add chorizo and cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Once cooked, transfer to a separate bowl with a slotted spoon, leaving the rendered fat in the pan.
  3. Add olive oil to the pan, then add add chicken in an even layer. Keep grill cover closed, stirring occasionally, for about 5-7 minutes or until chicken is cooked to a golden brown. Once cooked, transfer with a slotted spoon to the chorizo bowl.
  4. Add onion, cooking about 5 minutes until soft.
  5. Add garlic, salt, pepper, paprika and saffron to pan, stirring gently with the onion for about 1 minute.
  6. Add tomato pulp and cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring to combine ingredients.
  7. Add rice and chicken broth, stirring to combine all ingredients. Distribute the cooked chicken and chorizo evenly on top, close the cover and simmer 10-12 minutes.
  8. Add the uncooked shrimp to the pan, close the cover and simmer another 10-12 minutes.
  9. Remove paella from grill, cover with foil for 5 minutes, then garnish and serve!

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