Paella Salad

Serves 6 (½-Cup Each)
This recipe appeared on the Carolina® Rice package in the mid-1990's.

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2 boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into strips
1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 Tbsps salad oil
1 onion, chopped
1 each minced garlic
1 1/2 cups Mahatma® White Rice
1/4 tsp ground saffron
3 1/2 cups chicken broth
2 tsps lemon juice
crisp salad greens
stuffed green olives, avocado slices, halved cherry tomatoes (optional)

Cooking Directions

In a large skillet, cook chicken and shrimp in oil until tender; remove and set aside. Add onion and garlic; cook onion until tender. Add uncooked rice, stir until opaque. Add saffron, broth and lemon juice. Cover and simmer 20-minutes, until rice is tender. Add chicken and shrimp. Chill several hours. Serve on salad greens; garnish with olives, avocado, and tomato.