Easy seafood paella

Easy seafood paella

8 ratings

Antoine, photographer


„I used to think that it’s too complicated to cook paella at home, but this recipe is fail-safe, and I love to prepare it for friends!“

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-5+
300 g
paella rice
200 g
shrimp
200 g
squid
300 g
mussels
1
onion
1 clove
garlic
2
bell peppers
1 l
fish stock
200 ml
white wine
1 g
saffron
100 g
peas
½
lemon (juice)
oil for frying
salt
pepper
basil for serving
Metric
Imperial
  • 300 g paella rice
  • 200 g shrimp
  • 200 g squid
  • 300 g mussels
  • 1  onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2  bell peppers
  • 1 l fish stock
  • 200 ml white wine
  • 1 g saffron
  • 100 g peas
  • ½  lemon (juice)
  • oil for frying
  • salt
  • pepper
  • basil for serving

Utensils

  • large heavy-bottomed pan
  • kitchen towel
  • citrus press
  • cutting board
  • knife

Enjoy with

Álvarez y Díez Sauvignon Blanc 'Gorrión', 2016
The wonderful appealing bouquet of a Sauvignon Blanc with citrus notes, tropical fruits, gooseberry and white flowers is complemented by the melange of juicy freshness, fine fruit and minerality. The perfect companion to flavorful paella!

Nutrition per serving

Cal
466
Protein
40g
Fat
3g
Carb
56g

Step 1/6

Peel and finely dice onion and garlic. Cut bell pepper into bite-sized pieces. Prepare shrimp and squid.
  • 1 onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 bell peppers
  • 200 shrimp
  • 200 squid
  • cutting board
  • knife

Peel and finely dice onion and garlic. Cut bell pepper into bite-sized pieces. Prepare shrimp and squid.

Step 2/6

Heat some oil in a large heavy-bottomed pan. Add shrimp and squid and fry for approx. 5 min. Afterwards, take them out and set side.
  • oil for frying

Heat some oil in a large heavy-bottomed pan. Add shrimp and squid and fry for approx. 5 min. Afterwards, take them out and set side.

Step 3/6

Again, heat oil in the same pan. Add onions and garlic and sauté for approx. 2 min. Then, add rice and bell pepper and continue to sauté for approx. 2 min.
  • 300 paella rice
  • oil for frying

Again, heat oil in the same pan. Add onions and garlic and sauté for approx. 2 min. Then, add rice and bell pepper and continue to sauté for approx. 2 min.

Step 4/6

Deglaze with fish stock and white wine. Add saffron, stir well, then bring to boil.
  • 1 fish stock
  • 200 ml white wine
  • 1 saffron

Deglaze with fish stock and white wine. Add saffron, stir well, then bring to boil.

Step 5/6

Turn down heat to medium-low and keep simmering until almost all liquid is absorbed. Add mussels, cover with lid, and simmer for approx. 5 min. Afterwards, add prawns and squid and keep simmering uncovered for approx. 5 more min., or until liquid is completely absorbed. Stir in peas.
  • 300 mussels
  • 100 peas

Turn down heat to medium-low and keep simmering until almost all liquid is absorbed. Add mussels, cover with lid, and simmer for approx. 5 min. Afterwards, add prawns and squid and keep simmering uncovered for approx. 5 more min., or until liquid is completely absorbed. Stir in peas.

Step 6/6

Cover with a kitchen towel and let rest for approx. 5 min. Afterwards, sort out unopened mussels and discard. Season with salt, pepper, and lemon juice and serve with basil. Enjoy!
  • ½ lemon
  • salt
  • pepper
  • basil for serving
  • kitchen towel
  • citrus press

Cover with a kitchen towel and let rest for approx. 5 min. Afterwards, sort out unopened mussels and discard. Season with salt, pepper, and lemon juice and serve with basil. Enjoy!