This fish paella is a mix of saffron rice, Spanish chorizo, shrimp, mollusks and mussels, all stewed together to make a simple and fulfilling one pot supper. This supper is sufficiently speedy to make on a bustling weeknight, yet rich enough to serve to organization.
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WHAT ARE THE MAIN INGREDIENTS IN PAELLA?
There are a wide range of variants of paella, yet they all have a similar fundamental fixing list.
- Rice: Short grain rice is customary in paella dishes. Bomba or Calasparra rice are the two most normal Spanish assortments, and can be found in some bigger supermarkets. On the off chance that you can’t discover both of these sorts of rice, substitute an alternate short grain rice like Calrose or Arborio.
- Protein: Most forms of paella contain some type of meat or fish. The most well-known meat alternatives incorporate chicken, duck, bunny and hotdog like chorizo. Fish choices incorporate an assortment of fish and shellfish.
- Saffon: This is a zest that comes from crocus blossoms and is the fixing that turns the rice its trademark brilliant shade and fragrant character and smell. Saffron is costly, yet a little goes far and it’s essential for a credible dish.
- Vegetables: Paella contains quite a few veggies. The most widely recognized increases are onions, peas, red ringer peppers and tomatoes.
HOW DO YOU MAKE SEAFOOD PAELLA?
Start by soaking the saffron in hot chicken stock to deliver its flavors. Cook onion, garlic and red ringer peppers in a huge skillet until the veggies are delicate. Add the rice to the skillet, alongside the chicken stock. Cover the pot and cook over low warmth for around 10 minutes. Add the chorizo, shrimp, mussels and shellfishes to the rice blend. Cover once more, then, at that point, cook for 15-20 minutes until shellfish have opened and shrimp are pink and hazy. Turn up the warmth to allow a covering to frame on the lower part of the rice. Add a small bunch of peas and a sprinkle of parsley, then, at that point, serve and appreciate.
- 6 cups chicken broth
- 1/4 teaspoon saffron threads
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 1/2 cup onion diced
- 1/2 cup red bell pepper peeled, cored and diced
- 2 1/2 teaspoons garlic minced
- 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
- 2 1/4 cups short grain rice such as bomba, calasparra or arborio
- 8 ounces Spanish chorizo sausage sliced
- 12 ounces shrimp peeled and deveined
- 8 ounces mussels cleaned
- 12 ounces clams cleaned
- 1/4 cup frozen peas thawed
- 2 tablespoons parsley chopped
- lemon wedges for garnish
- salt and pepper to taste
- Pour the chicken broth into a pot and bring to a simmer. Stir in the saffron and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Remove the pot from the heat and let stand for 15 minutes.
- Heat the olive oil in an extra large deep skillet or paella pan (14 inches or larger) over medium heat. Add the onion and bell pepper, then cook for 4-5 minutes or until softened. Add the garlic and smoked paprika, then cook for 30 seconds. Season the vegetables with salt and pepper to taste.
- Pour in the chicken broth mixture and rice, and bring to a simmer. Cover and cook over low heat for 15 minutes.
- Add the sausage, shrimp, mussels and clams to the pan. Cover and cook for 15-20 minutes, or until shrimp are pink and opaque and shellfish have opened. You may need to flip the shrimp halfway through so that they cook evenly. Turn the heat to high, and cook for 5 more minutes to form a crust on the bottom of the rice.
- Remove the pan from the heat. Add the peas, then cover the pan for 5 minutes. Uncover the pan, add the parsley, then serve, garnished with lemon wedges if desired.
Calories: 440kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 151mg | Sodium: 1410mg | Potassium: 420mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 686IU | Vitamin C: 42mg | Calcium: 114mg | Iron: 6mg