SPANISH PAELLA

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INGREDIENTS

  • 3-4 cups arborio or bomba rice
  • 500 grams marinara mix
  • 200 grams prawns
  • 1/2 kilo mussels
  • 1 chorizo, sliced thinly
  • 1 packet saffron imitation or turmeric
  • 1/2 cup white wine (optional)
  • 1 cup green peas
  • 2 tbs. olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 can chopped tomatoes
  • fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 capsicum, 1/2 chopped and 1/2 grilled and cut into strips
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • lemon wedges

PROCEDURE

  1. Fry sliced chorizo in olive oil until slightly brown and set aside.
  2. Saute’ garlic and onions until fragrant then add canned tomatoes and chopped capsicums then cook for 3 minutes.
  3. Put chorizos back in then the marinara mix and simmer for 2 minutes.
  4. Add saffron and stir then add rice until coated.
  5. Pour 1/2 cup white wine, 4 cups boiling water and rice then cook until half of the liquid is absorbed.
  6. Add green peas stir and season with salt and cook for another 5 minutes.
  7. Add toppings of prawns, mussels and grilled capsicums strips, lower the flame and continue cooking until the toppings are cooked.
  8. Sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve with lemon wedges.

Serve and Enjoy!!!
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