Gourmet Seafood Paella Recipe
Dive into the flavors of the Mediterranean with our exquisite Gourmet Seafood Paella. This iconic Spanish dish brings together a rich tapestry of ingredients, showcasing the bounty of the sea and the vibrant essence of Spain.
- 2 cups Arborio rice
- 1 pound mixed seafood (shrimp, mussels, squid)
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 red bell pepper, sliced
- 1/2 cup peas
- 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
- 4 cups chicken broth
- 1/2 cup white wine
- Saffron threads
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Start by soaking the saffron threads in warm water and set aside.
- Heat olive oil in a large paella pan over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and sauté until translucent.
- Add minced garlic and sliced red bell pepper, cooking until the pepper softens.
- Stir in the Arborio rice and smoked paprika, allowing the rice to absorb the flavors for a couple of minutes.
- Pour in the white wine and let it simmer until mostly evaporated.
- Add the chicken broth, saffron threads with water, and season with salt and pepper. Stir well.
- Gently arrange the mixed seafood and peas on top of the rice.
- Cook for about 20-25 minutes or until the rice is tender and the seafood is cooked through.
- Once done, remove from heat and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Our Gourmet Seafood Paella is a masterpiece of flavors and textures, boasting tender Arborio rice infused with the aromatic essence of saffron. The medley of succulent seafood and vibrant vegetables creates a harmonious symphony on your palate, reminiscent of the sunny coasts of Spain. Enjoy this luxurious dish with a glass of your favorite white wine for an unforgettable dining experience.
Nutrition Information: Calories: 480, Fat: 14g, Carbohydrates: 65g, Protein: 25g
Conclude your culinary journey with our Gourmet Seafood Paella, and let the flavors transport you to the enchanting shores of the Mediterranean. Share this delightful recipe with your loved ones and savor the joy it brings to your table.