Paella I

Paella I

by Sarah Hoffman 1 year ago
4.3 (9)
45 minutes
524.1 kcal
56.6 g carbs
Description

A very traditional paella, garnished with chorizo, chicken, peas, squid, mussels, and shrimp. Chorizo is a sausage spiced with garlic and chili powder; remove casing before cooking. A paella pan is recommended.

Ingredients
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 4 ounces Spanish chorizo (cured spiced pork sausage), casing discarded and sausage cut into 1/4-inch dice
  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 (12 ounce) package uncooked Arborio rice
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • ½ cup white wine
  • 1 sprig fresh thyme
  • 1 pinch saffron
  • salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 squid, cleaned and cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 2 tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • ½ cup frozen green peas
  • 12 large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 pound mussels, cleaned and debearded
  • ¼ cup chopped Italian flat leaf parsley
  • 8 slices lemon, for garnish
Directions
  1. 1. Heat olive oil in paella pan over medium heat. Add onion, garlic and pepper; cook and stir for a few minutes. Add chorizo sausage, diced chicken, and rice; cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in 3 1/2 cups stock, wine, thyme leaves, and saffron. Season with salt and pepper. Bring to the boil, and simmer for 15 minutes; stir occasionally.
  2. 2. Taste the rice, and check to see if it is cooked. If the rice is uncooked, stir in 1/2 cup more stock. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally. Stir in additional stock if necessary: use up to 2 cups additional stock, 5 cups total. Cook until rice is done.
  3. 3. Stir in squid, tomatoes, and peas. Cook for 2 minutes. Arrange prawns and mussels on top. Cover with foil, and leave for 3 to 5 minutes.
  4. 4. Remove the foil, and scatter parsley over the food. Serve in paella pan, garnished with lemon wedges.
Nutrition Facts
serving: 6 servings
calories: 524.1 kcal
carbohydrates: 56.6 g
protein: 28.8 g
saturated fat: 4.3 g
cholesterol: 106 mg
sodium: 1162.2 mg
fiber: 3.3 g
sugar: 4.8 g