seafood paella recipe

Seafood Paella Recipe

Have a taste of the beautiful coast of Spain with a seafood paella! The aromatic saffron with tasty shellfish is the perfect combination. It’s a little tricky to make, but the end result is worth it. 

Serves 6-8
1 hr 30 minutes
Difficulty: Tricky

Ingredients

20 Big & Juicy King Prawns
2 tbsp olive oil
500g white fish, such as cod or monkfish
4 garlic cloves
500g paella rice
200g mussels, cleaned
150g squid rings
1 onion, thinly sliced
2 peppers, thinly sliced
2 tsp paprika
1 tsp cayenne pepper
1 pinch saffron
1 400g tin of tomatoes
1l fish stock
Large handful parsley
1 lemon


Method
  • In a saucepan, add the fish stock, saffron and 1 crushed garlic clove. Bring the stock to the boil.
  • In a large cast iron pan, add the olive oil and fry the onions for 5 minutes.
  • Add the remaining garlic cloves and peppers and continue to fry until soft.
  • Add the paprika and cayenne to the onions then add the tin of tomatoes and allow the mixture to simmer. Chop half the parsley and add to the tomato mixture.
  • Add the paella rice to the pan and mix in well.
  • Add the stock from the saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and keep the pan simmering. Continue to cook the rice for 10 minutes without stirring.
  • Shake the pan and continue to cook for 5 minutes.
  • Scatter the prawns, squid, and mussels over the rice and cook for a further 5 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat and cover the pan with foil and let the paella rest for 5 minutes.
  • Scatter the paella with parsley and squeeze the lemon over and serve.
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