Recipe By Zatarain's
Published Apr 4th
Prep 10m Cook 30m Additional - Ready In 40m
Servings 8 cups Calories 252.6

Feel like Spanish tonight? This paella recipe makes it easy with Zatarain’s yellow rice, shrimp, smoked sausage, onion and peas. If you want to give it a little more South Louisiana flavor, use andouille sausage.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • ½ pound smoked sausage, halved lengthwise and sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1 (6.9 ounce) package ZATARAIN'S® Yellow Rice
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup frozen peas

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Bring water, sausage, tomatoes, onion and parsley to boil in large skillet. Stir in Rice Mix. Return to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 15 minutes.
  2. 2 Stir in shrimp and peas. Cover and cook 10 to 15 minutes longer or just until shrimp turn pink and rice is tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 252.6
  • Carbohydrate 24.4 g
  • Cholesterol 106.1 mg
  • Fat 8.9 g
  • Fiber 1.8 g
  • Protein 14.8 g
  • Saturated Fat 3.1 g
  • Sodium 864.5 mg
  • Sugar 2.7 g


  1. This is such a great and easy recipe for the paella novice like myself. I was surprised that the shrimp came out perfect using the cooking time recommended. Instead of water I used vegetable broth. The only thing I noticed was that it tasted a bit salty and that could of been because I used - Read more ...
  2. I sautéed the onions and green peppers with a 1 Tbsp of butter instead of frozen peas. I added some garlic in the beginning as well. I added the smoked sausage, tomatoes and then 1 1/2 cup of chicken broth. I didn’t have Zatarin’s so I just poured in a cup of jasmine rice. I - Read more ...
  3. Try using either chicken or vegetable stock instead of water and chopped green pepper in place of peas.
  4. I made the recipe as written. I’m planning on making it again for the entire family. At sometime when asparagus is garden fresh, I’ll swap out the peas.
  5. I made this with the shrimp andouille sausage and leftover chicken (my wife doesn't like shrimp) and it was very good. I will definitely make this again. Thanks for sharing.
  6. I used andouille sausage and doubled the amount because I didn't have shrimp so I skipped that part. I know andouille is spicy and it was no joke how spicy it was. Also I added a little salt and pepper to the end product for a little more flavor besides just straight spice. Overall it - Read more ...
  7. I used chicken broth instead of water added some rotisserie chicken. Had andouie sausage. Made a delicious meal loved it!
  8. Made no changes to the recipe. No one believed it would be ready as quick as it was. It was amazing. I would definitely make it again.
  9. This was a very good and easy recipe to make. I found the andouille sausage too spicy so would stick with a mild sausage next time. I would definitely make this again.
  10. This was a very quick and easy jambalaya. I used sweet Italian chicken sausage links in place of the smoked sausage and just left them whole so I could give it to the kids and tell them it was a hot dog lol... I also used an entire 28oz can of diced tomatoes since that's - Read more ...