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Simo‘s Paella

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SIMOS

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“This is one of my favoriete dishes that I love and enjoy cooking. It is full of flavor and history. Paella is an old Arab-Spanish dish. I recommend you to read more about it’s story and the cook it. Enjoy!”

Difficulty

Medium 👍
90
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
½ kg paella rice
chicken drumsticks (skinless)
500 g shrimp
750 g mussels
1 clove garlic
onion
green pointed pepper
red pointed pepper
200 g snow peas
75 g peas
leek
tomato
lemons
1 tbsp parsley
½ g saffron
½ tsp sweet paprika powder
¼ tsp ground cumin
½ tsp turmeric
black peppercorn
sea salt
oil
olive oil
  • Step 1/8

    • onion
    • leek
    • oil
    • olive oil

    Start with a little bit of oil (more vegetable oil than olive oil to avoid the bitter taste) and on a medium to low heat let the chopped onion cook until it changes color but dont let it burn.

  • Step 2/8

    • green pointed pepper
    • red pointed pepper
    • 200 g snow peas
    • 75 g peas

    Add the pointed pepper (cutted in squares) and the other vegitables.

  • Step 3/8

    • chicken drumsticks (skinless)
    • tomato

    Add the chicken drumsticks and let them change their color from the outside. Be careful that notging burns. Add the tomato (juce).

  • Step 4/8

    • 1 clove garlic

    Now add the the garlic (paste). And wait till it changes color and zou can smill the garlic beginning to cook.

  • Step 5/8

    • ½ g saffron
    • ½ tsp sweet paprika powder
    • ¼ tsp ground cumin
    • ½ tsp turmeric
    • black peppercorn
    • sea salt

    Now add the spices and add water the let all of this cook for about 15-20 minutes.

  • Step 6/8

    • ½ kg paella rice

    Add the paella rice to the right amout of water (each type of rice needs different amount of water) and let it cook for the right time (also according to the type of rice)

  • Step 7/8

    • 500 g shrimp
    • 750 g mussels

    The last 10 minutes before the rice cooks completely, add the unpealed shrimps and the mussels on top of the rice and close the pot so that they can cook. Please be careful with the mussels. You have to chose only the ones that are closed totally. The ones that are open, are just dead. Through them away, if you cannot close them by hitting them more times on a hard surface. The ones that are alive have to be cleaned from the outside using a knife. And then washed many times with water.

  • Step 8/8

    After the Simo’s Paella is ready, add the chopped parsley (and coriander). And slice the lemons and serve the limons on the paella.
    • lemons
    • 1 tbsp parsley

    After the Simo’s Paella is ready, add the chopped parsley (and coriander). And slice the lemons and serve the limons on the paella.