Paella

This is the Paella recipe.

  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cooking: 20 min - 25 min
Yields 6 - 8 servings
paella

Ingredients

  • 1 green bell pepper cut in julienne
  • 1 carrot sliced
  • 1 Spanish onion chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) butter
  • 1 1/2 lb (675 g) fish fillets in chunks
  • 1 lb (450 g) large shrimps
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) white rice
  • 4 tbsp (60 mL) tomato paste
  • 3 cups (750 mL) fish or vegetable broth
  • 5 oz (150 g) pitted green olive sliced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • of saffron
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 20 fresh mussels scrubbed
  • A dash of hot sauce
  • A dash of Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) sherry

Preparation

In saucepan, sauté bell pepper, carrot, onion and garlic in butter. Reduce heat and stir in fish, shrimp, rice and tomato paste. Gradually stir in broth. Add olives, bay leaf, lemon juice and saffron. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Add mussels, cover and cook over medium heat for 7 minutes.

Remove mussels and shrimp; set aside, keeping warm. Cook rice mixture for an additional 10 minute over medium heat. Add hot sauce and Worcestershire sauce to taste and stir in sherry. Cook over low heat for 3 to 4 minutes or until all liquid has evaporated.

Transfer paella to serving bowl and top with reserved mussels and shrimp. Garnish with lemon quarters and serve.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 394 Calories
Protein: 39 g
Carbohydrate: 39 g
Calcium: 9 % / 94 g
Fat: 8 %
Fibre: 1.2 %
Sodium: 325 %