Fast and Easy: 5-Minute Paella

Spanish cuisine is as colorful as their culture. Cooking and eating together are important parts of the Spanish way of life, and those who’ve visited this beautiful country know that their famous paella is a must! Our pressure cooker makes cooking this paella fast and easy, and it also preserves nutritional value and conserves energy.


2 tbsp olive oil

1 small onion, finely diced

1 garlic clove, chopped

½ cup risotto rice

1 ¼ cup vegetable broth

1 small red pepper, diced

¼ cup peas (frozen)

1 chicken breast, diced into small pieces

3.5 oz of seafood (or clams)

6 large shrimp, peeled

¼ teaspoon saffron

1 teaspoon coarse sea salt

For garnish:

lemon slices

chopped parsley


1.Sauté onion and garlic in olive oil in the Fissler pressure cooker. Add the risotto rice, allow to sweat briefly, then add the vegetable broth.

2.Add peppers, peas, chicken breast, seafood, shrimp and stir. Season with saffron and sea salt.

3. Close the Fissler pressure cooker according to the instructions. Set the cooking indicator in the lid to level 2 (fast cooking) and bring to full heat. Once the yellow ring appears, switch down the stove temperature. When the green ring appears, cook for more 5 minutes. After five minutes, release pressure according to instructions, shake and open once, stir and let it simmer.

4.Plate the paella and garnish with lemon slices and parsley.