Rice with cockles and chicken

Rice with cockles and chicken

Course: Main dish, Main dish
Cuisine: Spanish, Spanish
Keyword: rice, cockles, chicken, cockles, shellfish, rice, shellfish
Calories: 462.77kcal

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings 6 serves


  • 500 g cockle
  • 500 g rice
  • 500 g chicken
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 papers saffron
  • 1 l water
  • salt
  • olive oil

Step by step instructions

  • Wash the cockles and let them soak for 1 hour in water with coarse salt (this is how they release any sand they may have). After 1 hour, drain them and wash them again. Reserve.
  • In a little olive oil, brown the filleted garlic.
  • Then add the chopped chicken seasoned with garlic salt, and brown it.
  • Meanwhile, heat the liter of water and add the saffron.
  • Once the chicken is browned, add the rice and sauté it so that it is sealed and loose.
  • Add the cockles and mix.
  • Then add the hot water with the saffron and salt.
  • Cook, covered, until the water evaporates completely (about 20 minutes)
  • Add the peas, drained, cover and let stand 5 minutes.


Calories: 462.77kcal | Carbohydrates: 67.4g | Protein: 15.1g | Fat: 13.67g | Saturated Fat: 2.84g | Trans Fat: 0.04g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 40.77mg | Potassium: 174.08mg | Fiber: 1.09g | Sugar: 0.1g | Vitamin A: 56.22IU | Vitamin C: 0.82mg | Calcium: 37.49mg | Iron: 3.1mg

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