How to make a ORIGINAL SEAFOOD PAELLA from Valencia, Spain


seafood paella
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Preparatión time: 15 minutes, Cooking time: 50minutes, People: 4 dinners


By way of guidance the paella exposed is 6 full rations. Let´s to quantify the ingredients for 4 diners whose proportion can multiply to make it bigger:
ingredients seafood paella recipe

4 ud. Mantis shrimp

4 ud. Langoustine

4/8 ud. Prawn/Shrimp

300 gr Calamari
300 gr Swordfish
250 gr Mussel
1 tomato
400 gr rice
8 tablespoonful oil
Fish broth
1 little tablespoonful paprika
A pinch of saffron otherwise saffron dye
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 Technical Equipment:


A) On this occasion we are going to use portable assemblage, formed by:

4.  Butane cylinder

More information assembly HERE



valencian paella recipe 4B) It can also be used with a fire protected











ingredients photo seafood paella recipeIn this case as shellfish and fish we have used: mantis shrimp, langoustine, prawn/shrimp, calamari, swordfish and mussel. In this case, the base of this paella is a previously prepared fish broth. To prepare the broth has been cooked: ½ Kg rockfish and a big head of monkfish and swordfish.







hot oil seafood paella recipe

Add some oil that serves to level the pan … the oil should be centered. Add some salt too, and light the fire!.







start fried seafood paella recipe When the oil is hot, add the calamari. We start to fry









start fried 2 seafood paella recipeWhen the calamari get brown, add the swordfish, we do like that because calamari need more time to fry.
start fried 3 seafood paella recipe

Once the fish is fried add the shellfish to fry them



frying tomato seafood paella recipe
When the fish and shellfish are sautéed put them aside on outside of the pan and add grated or crushed tomato, fry for a few minutes.
On this point, add rice, stir and add paprika. Fry rice and paprika adding rice seafood paella recipealong with the fish and the shellfish.








add broth seafood paella recipe
Add the broth, we add twice the broth than rice.

Season with salt, the amount will go to taste but it is important to season seafood paella recipenote that fish in itself is already salty, you should keep taste during the process. Add saffron and the mussels too. Stir to blend. No stir again not to break the rice grain. Strong heat up to start to boil. Fire is essential in this process, the aim is that at 20 minutes the rice is cooked and the paella without broth.





After 20 minutes of cooking, the paella should be dry and the rice cooked, let it rest and ready to eat
seafood paella recipe

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