Inspired by the popular Spanish rice dish, this easy-to-make soup will make you the envy of your office or dorm-and use up some of the leftover rice from last night's Chinese takeout.
Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen
Save Recipe Print
Just-Add-Water Shrimp Paella Soup
Total:
10 min
Prep:
5 min
Inactive:
5 min
Yield:
1 serving
Level:
Easy
Total:
10 min
Prep:
5 min
Inactive:
5 min
Yield:
1 serving
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Special equipment: a lidded 16-ounce heat-safe container

Put the rice, corn, peas, shrimp, chorizo, red pepper, tomato paste, chicken base, paprika and heaping 1/4 teaspoon salt in the container. Secure the lid, and refrigerate until using, up to overnight.

When ready to eat, add boiling water to cover (about 1 cup). Stir gently, cover and let sit until the vegetables and shrimp are warmed through, 3 to 4 minutes.

Cook's Note

If the frozen ingredients haven't fully defrosted by the time you add the hot water, the soup might not heat all the way through. Be sure to use boiling-hot water. If you would like the soup even hotter, 1 minute in the microwave should do the trick. Chicken base is a highly concentrated form of stock. You can find it in paste or powdered form next to the bouillon in your grocery store.

Our Best Thanksgiving Videos 15 Videos

Get the recipe

Sticky Pecan Pull-Apart Bread 00:37

This simple dessert is a crowd pleaser that only uses a few ingredients.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Shrimp Gumbo

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Parker's Split Pea Soup

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Italian Wedding Soup

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Shrimp Salad

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Senate Bean Soup

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Sauteed Shrimp

Recipe courtesy of George Spriggs

Shrimp Scampi

Recipe courtesy of Lidia Bastianich

Lentil Vegetable Soup

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Browse Reviews By Keyword