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One Skillet Cod and Sausage Paella

One Skillet Cod and Sausage Paella is a 40 minute dish, start to finish. Perfect for a Lenten meal just leave out the chorizo and add shrimp with the cod.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Spanish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6
Author Quinn Caudill


  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 16 oz . cod loins
  • 2 tsp McCormick Adobo seasoning ( Substitute 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp garlic and 1/2 tsp oregano)
  • 10 oz . chorizo sausage or sausage of your choice sliced (Approximately two links)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 package McCormick Paella Rice Mix
  • 1 8 oz . package Ready Made Uncle Ben's Long and Brown Rice Medley
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In large pan, heat oil on high. Season cod with Adobo and sear on both sides. One minute each side. Remove to plate and reserve.

  2. Add sausage to pan, brown on both size, 5-7 minutes.

  3. Stir in water and McCormick Paella rice mix, bring to boil. Reduce heat to simmer and cook, covered for 15 minutes.

  4. Meanwhile cook ready rice in microwave for 90 seconds. Add cooked rice, broth and peas to pan, bring to boil, return heat to a low simmer, then add cod. 

  5. Cover and cook for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes.

  6. Serve with chopped fresh parsley and crusty bread.

Recipe Notes

First published by Quinn Caudill for DadWhats4Dinner.com ©2015