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  • 2 Tegel fresh double Chicken breast fillets
  • 1 onion, peeled, finely diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp mild chilli
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 ½ cups long grain rice
  • 400 g can Wattie's Tomatoes Italian Style
  • 1 cup water
  • 100 g sliced salami
  • 1 cup Wattie's frozen Baby Peas
  • ¼ cup dry sherry


1. Trim the skin from the Tegel Chicken breast fillets and cut the breasts into pieces.

2. Heat a dash of oil in a large frying pan, add the chicken pieces and brown quickly over a heat. Once browned, add the onion, garlic, spices and rice. Cook for 1 minute.

3. Stir in the Wattie’s Italian Style Tomatoes, water and salami and stir to even out all the ingredients. Cover and lower gentle simmer for 20 minutes.

4. Sprinkle over Wattie’s frozen Baby Peas, cover and stand for 5 minutes before fluffing up with a fork.

5. Pour over the sherry just before serving.

Serve with a medley of autumn vegetables.

Rate and Review

6 Ratings Chicken Paella

Reviews (6)

Kalena's Review | Rating

I have been making this chicken paella for years, it's a favourite out of one of my Food In A Minute cookbooks. Hubby and kids love it too and so did the rellies when they were over from Australia a few years ago. Had to send the recipe back with them.

heather's Review | Rating

Really Yummy.Serve with lemon wedges and sprinle with parsley

Megan Piper's Review | Rating

Really good recipe, easy to make and tastes fantastic! I used chilli powder so only put 1/4 teaspoon in.

Hannah's Review | Rating

Amazing!!! SO tasty.... I substituted the sherry for red wine and was delicious will become a weekly regular :)

Eileen's Review | Rating

I have used this recipe for fact the page in my old "Food in a Minute" Recipe Book is stained with bits of the ingredients over the years. A favourite with everyone !

Aimee Buzan's Rating