Easy seafood paella

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Julie

Julie

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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
onion
1 clove garlic
red bell pepper
yellow bell pepper
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

Utensils

  • cutting board
  • knife
  • kitchen towel
  • citrus press

Nutrition per serving

Cal
466
Protein
40 g
Fat
3 g
Carb
56 g
  • Step 1/6

    Peel and finely dice onion and garlic. Cut bell pepper into bite-sized pieces. Prepare shrimp and squid.
    • onion
    • 1 clove garlic
    • red bell pepper
    • yellow bell pepper
    • 200 g shrimp
    • 200 g 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 g 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 l fish stock
    • 200 ml white wine
    • 1 g 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 g mussels
    • 100 g 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!