Print
clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon

Seafood Paella

This classic Spanish paella is loaded with seafood, vegetables, and aromatic herbs. It is sure to be a crowd pleaser!

  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x

Ingredients

Units Scale

3 tablespoons organic extra virgin olive oil
1 large head garlic (or 12 cloves), peeled and chopped
1 medium red onion, coarsely chopped
1 1/2 cups arborio rice
4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
2 cups dry white wine
1/4 teaspoon saffron threads
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon marjoram
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
1/4 cup chopped roasted red peppers
1/4 cup chopped roasted tomatoes
1/4 cup julienned carrots (matchstick)
2 cups frozen green peas, cut into bite-size pieces
1/2 pound shrimp
1/2 pound calamari rings
1/2 pound sea scallops, halved
juice of 1/2 lemon
1/2 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley, to garnish

Instructions

In a paella pan or large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat and sauté garlic until soft, about 3 minutes.
Add onion and cook for 3 minutes.
Add rice and sauté for about 4 minutes or until rice becomes translucent, stirring frequently.
Add 3 cups of the broth and 1 cup wine, saffron, paprika, marjoram, red pepper flakes and flakes and salt.
Cover pan and reduce heat to simmer. Cook 15 minutes. Check occasionally, keeping moist with broth if needed.
Add all seafood, peas, red peppers, carrots, roasted tomatoes and the remaining broth and wine.
Squeeze lemon over entire dish and sprinkle with parsley.
Serve straight from the pan.

Notes

If you don’t care for mussels or any of the other seafood ingredients, simply substitute more of your favorite.

  • Author: 9
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Spanish
  • Diet: Halal

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 400 kcal
  • Sugar: 6g
  • Sodium: 900mg
  • Fat: 20g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 14g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 15g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Protein: 35g
  • Cholesterol: 90mg

Keywords: Seafood Paella, Spanish Cuisine, Flavorful Paella, , , ,

RSS
YouTube
YouTube
Pinterest
Pinterest
fb-share-icon
Instagram