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Sizzling Seafood Symphony: A Medley of Flavors in our Paella Extravaganza


About the Dish:

Paella is a traditional Spanish dish that originated in the Valencia region of Spain. It is a delicious rice dish that is typically made with a variety of ingredients including saffron, chicken, rabbit, vegetables, and seafood like shrimp and mussels. The dish is known for its vibrant colors and rich flavors. Paella is often cooked in a large, shallow pan called a paellera, which allows for even cooking and the formation of a crispy crust on the bottom of the rice, known as socarrat. This crispy layer adds a delicious texture to the dish. Paella is a festive and popular dish that is often enjoyed with family and friends during special occasions and celebrations.

Nutrition Information:

Nutrient Amount
Total Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 80mg
Sodium 650mg
Total Carbohydrates 40g
Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 2g
Protein 20g


Ingredient Quantity
Chicken 1 pound
Rabbit 1 pound
Shrimp 1/2 pound
Mussels 1/2 pound
Red Bell Pepper 1
Green Bell Pepper 1
Onion 1
Garlic 4 cloves
Tomatoes 2
Rice 2 cups
Chicken Broth 4 cups
Saffron 1/2 teaspoon
Salt To taste
Olive Oil 4 tablespoons

Cooking Instructions:

  • Step 1: Heat the olive oil in a large paellera or skillet over medium heat. Add the chicken and rabbit and cook until browned on all sides. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  • Step 2: In the same pan, add the peppers, onion, and garlic. Cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Add the tomatoes and cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Step 3: Add the rice to the pan and stir to coat it in the vegetables and oil. Cook for a few minutes until the rice starts to turn translucent.
  • Step 4: Meanwhile, dissolve the saffron in a small amount of chicken broth. Add the saffron mixture and the remaining chicken broth to the pan. Season with salt to taste.
  • Step 5: Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer for about 15 minutes, or until the rice is almost cooked.
  • Step 6: Nestle the shrimp and mussels into the rice, cover, and cook for an additional 5 minutes, or until the seafood is cooked through and the rice is tender.
  • Step 7: Remove from heat and let the paella rest for a few minutes before serving. Garnish with fresh parsley if desired.

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