Recipe: Spanish Seafood Paella

If you’re struggling about what to make for your next dinner party, paella is an extraordinary dish for serving a large group of people. Paella, a rice-based dish originating in Spain, has been around since the 19th century. Packing in an abundance of fresh seafood, it’s a meal that you (and your family and friends) won’t soon forget.

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Spanish Seafood Paella

Original # of Servings: 1

Total Time: 50 minutes

Active Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • mussels – 1 1/3 ounce
  • clams – 2/3 ounce
  • shrimp – 2/3 ounce
  • yellow rice – 1 2/3 ounce
  • frozen peas – 2/3 ounce
  • chicken broth – 8 tablespoon
  • red bell pepper – 1/6
  • onion – 1/6
  • paprika – 1/6 teaspoon
  • salt – 1/8 teaspoon
  • black pepper – 1/8 teaspoon
  • extra virgin olive oil – 1/2 teaspoon
  • can diced tomatoes – 1/6
  • garlic – 1/2 teaspoon
  • lemon – 1/3
  • king prawns – 2 2/3 ounce

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, add olive oil, minced garlic, chopped onion, and chopped bell pepper. Cook until soft, about 3 minutes.
  2. Stir in cooked rice and paprika.
  3. Add tomatoes and chicken stock. Bring to a boil.
  4. Lower heat, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes.
  5. Uncover, add peas, mussels, clams, shrimp, and king prawn on top. Cover again and cook for 20 minutes, or until all seafood is cooked.
  6. Remove from heat and transfer to plate.
  7. Serve with lemon wedges.

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