Achieving an authentic Paella at home might seem difficult but it can be done without a paella pan and with just a few ingredients. We've designed our blends to help you achieve the flavours of the Spanish seaside in your own kitchen. Our saffron and paprika blend will provide the key aromatics while the garlic and parsley notes lift the dish. For another dimension, add a splash of white wine, if you have some open, and a squeeze of lemon to serve would be ideal!

Cook our delicious Spanish Paella in just Minutes

We’ve sourced and blended all of the unique flavour ingredients to make our authentic Spanish Paella. We bring these all together in a recipe kit, which consists of 3 flavour pots; a Paella Garnish pot, a Saffron Seasoning pot and a Paella Paste pot. Simply follow our recipe, adding a few items from your fridge, to cook this delicious Spanish Paella in just 25 minutes.

How Our Recipes Kits Work

We provide flavour ingredients:

  • Paella Garnish
  • Saffron Seasoning
  • Paella Paste

Your shopping list:

king prawns
Paella Rice
Red Pepper
tin chopped tomatoes
chicken thighs(optional)
frozen peas(optional)

Our 25 minute recipe

  • 1.

    Start the base

    Heat some oil in a wide frying pan over medium-high heat and fry the chicken (if using), until golden.

    Add the onion, pepper, chorizo and PAELLA GARNISH and fry for 2 mins.

    Pour in the chopped tomatoes, mix well and fry for 2 more mins.

  • 2.

    Add the rice

    Boil a full kettle of water.

    Add the rice, a splash of white wine (if using; see tip) and the SAFFRON SEASONING and stir well.

    Stir in the PAELLA PASTE, then add 600ml of boiling water and mix well. Bring it back to the boil and then reduce the heat to medium-low and leave to cook for 15 mins (no lid).

    TIP:  If you have some white wine open, add a splash into the rice and stir it in until it has been absorbed before pouring in the stock.

  • 3.

    Add the prawns 

    Stir the prawns and peas (if using) into the rice and cook for 5 more mins. Add 30ml of water if it’s looking dry, but a little crispiness at the bottom of the rice is tasty.

  • 4.


    Squeeze some lemon juice over the paella, and serve with extra lemon wedges.


Spanish Paella Reviews

BASED ON 2883 reviews

Stephanie - Mar 19, 2019

Lovely and tasty! Would reccomend

Michelle - Mar 19, 2019

REALLY tasty, we were disappointed when there wasn't more of it haha!!!

Pamela - Mar 18, 2019

Very tasty and the leftovers made a delicious lunch on the following day.

Diane - Mar 18, 2019

Tasty but more like a tomato risotto than traditional paella

Karen - Mar 17, 2019

Very tasty. Large portions.

Jacqueline - Mar 16, 2019

3rd time I've made this. Really tasty

Leah - Mar 16, 2019

Great very delicious

Lucy - Mar 15, 2019

Loved it

Agnieszka - Mar 14, 2019

Really nice.

Katie - Mar 14, 2019

So delicious although a little on the spicy side but nice none the less and will order again

Emma - Mar 14, 2019

Too bland

Deborah - Mar 14, 2019

Easy to make, tasted great even though I forgot to put in the tomatoes

Celia - Mar 13, 2019

Loved it. Made it without chicken.

Jason - Mar 13, 2019

Very nice

Jo - Mar 12, 2019

Very tasty - added chicken & peas and definitely delicious with a squeeze of lemon at the end

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Jo - Mar 10, 2019

Gorgeous authentic paella and really easy to make

Aimee - Mar 10, 2019

Bit tasteless for me but I did leave out the chicken as I'm not a fan so that could be why

Alan - Mar 09, 2019

Ooops... not to my taste/liking. I regularly cook Paella, but something about this one doesn't seem to be quite right. A very 'earthy' back-taste that bordered on unpleasant.

Shirley - Mar 09, 2019

Really quick and easy comfort food. Love it

Mariam - Mar 08, 2019

I think I love it lol

Ashley - Mar 05, 2019

Not for me sorry

Gillian - Mar 04, 2019

Absolutely superb, very easy to make and authentic flavour, I included the chicken and peas. Will definitely order this again.

Becky - Mar 04, 2019

This was nice but similar to a recipe I do at home anyway. So wouldn't order Again.

Naomi - Mar 03, 2019

Very tasty

Claire - Mar 03, 2019

Enjoyed but not as tasty as the rest of the recipes we have tried from simply cook

Susan - Mar 03, 2019

Best one so far. Great recipe.

Ceri - Mar 03, 2019

Tasted great and was easy to make. The rice needed a bit longer than the recipe said though. Would definitely order again

Lauren - Feb 28, 2019

This is the first meal I’ve had from simply cook that I haven’t really enjoyed. Taste wasn’t quiet right.

Lauren - Feb 28, 2019

This is the first meal I’ve had from simply cook that I haven’t really enjoyed. Taste wasn’t quiet right.

Lauren - Feb 28, 2019

This is the first meal I’ve had from simply cook that I haven’t really enjoyed. Taste wasn’t quiet right.

Karen - Feb 27, 2019

Really great rice was a little al dente as it says to cook for 50 minutes but still worked well

Lindsey - Feb 26, 2019

Delicious and simple to cook

Charlotte - Feb 25, 2019

We really enjoyed this dish. Slightly concerned before cooking it due to other reviews but took on board some of the points. Used half the amount of tinned tomatoes and half the saffron. Added chicken thighs and chorizo plus peas and it was great. Would order this again.

Nichola - Feb 23, 2019

Awesome, very tasty and easy to do.

Natasha - Feb 23, 2019

not my dish

Llinos - Feb 23, 2019


Kyla - Feb 22, 2019

Was lovely but the saffron was quite overwhelming

Elzbieta - Feb 21, 2019

Not one of my favourite I won’t order anymore!!!

Leah - Feb 21, 2019

Added all the additional extras suggested. Delicious, however too much for two.

Fatima - Feb 19, 2019

So yummy and flavourful. Would definitely make again.

Samantha - Feb 18, 2019

We used the chicken as well which was nice. Rich taste, made loads!

Julie - Feb 18, 2019

Very tasty, loved it

Leah - Feb 18, 2019

Better than one I have had from a restaurant!

Sophie - Feb 16, 2019

Full of flavour, amazing

Helen - Feb 15, 2019

Usually I love paella but I found this recipe disappointing - unless I did something wrong!

Rachael - Feb 14, 2019

Really easy and nice flavours. I went with chicken as not keen on shellfish. I took other reviews onboard and just used half a tin of tomatoes which seems plenty.

Samantha - Feb 12, 2019

Did prawns and chicken, it was fab!

Susan - Feb 12, 2019



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