This refreshing rice salad recipe takes all of the best flavors of Spanish Paella and brings them to a dish that can be served any time of year. Our long grain White Rice is the perfect addition to any salad dish served alongside chicken, shrimp and your choice of vegetables.
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.
Looking for a new salad recipe? This is exactly what you need to spice things up this week! This rice salad is a perfect meal for your weeknight dinners or use it as a meal prep idea.
Simply prepare the chicken, shrimp and rice ahead of time and add it to your choice of crisp greens, tomatoes, avocado and green olives. Take it with you to the office or for a quick lunch at home. Personalize the salad to fit your individual taste.
Need a Meatless Monday dish? Simply omit the shrimp and chicken by replacing it with your favorite vegetarian option or simply omit the two and enjoy a vegetarian Paella rice salad.
Saffron tends to heat quickly so make sure that when you stir in the saffron, add the broth quickly after to avoid it burning in the pan.
Our long grain rice is perfect for adding to rice salads because when cooked, the grains stay separate for a better rice salad texture. However, If you want to add even more flavor, try out our Yellow seasoned Rice mix for an original touch.