Easy Healthy Seafood Paella
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A Healthy Seafood Paella that’s easy to put together with just 10 ingredients. This Spanish family favorite only takes less than 30 min to make and is great to enjoy all-year-round!
Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Spanish
Serves: 4
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 white onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp saffron
  • 300g Bomba or Carnaroli/Arborio rice
  • 1 tin whole plum tomatoes, deseeded
  • 1l hot fish or vegetable stock
  • 200g frozen garden peas
  • 200g frozen squid tubes, defrosted
  • 200gr frozen Black Tiger prawns, defrosted
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste
To serve:
  • a bunch of fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 lemon, cut in wedges (optional)
  1. Heat the oil in a paella or cast iron pan, add onion and cook for 5 mins without browning.
  2. Add in the tomatoes, then stir in the saffron and rice and mix well.
  3. Pour in the stock and bring to the boil, then simmer for 15 mins, stirring as little as possible. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Tip in the peas and cook for 5 mins, then stir in the seafood to cook through for a final 3-5 mins cooking or until rice is cooked.
  5. Check for seasoning and sprinkle fresh chopped parsley on top.
  6. Serve immediately directly from the pan with lemon wedges.
Recipe by The Petite Cook at https://www.thepetitecook.com/easy-healthy-seafood-paella/