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.
Spanish Seafood Paella
Original # of Servings: 1
Total Time: 50 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
- 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
- In a large saucepan, add olive oil, minced garlic, chopped onion, and chopped bell pepper. Cook until soft, about 3 minutes.
- Stir in cooked rice and paprika.
- Add tomatoes and chicken stock. Bring to a boil.
- Lower heat, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes.
- Uncover, add peas, mussels, clams, shrimp, and king prawn on top. Cover again and cook for 20 minutes, or until all seafood is cooked.
- Remove from heat and transfer to plate.
- Serve with lemon wedges.
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