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Paella has a beautiful taste. Paella gets its taste from pork meat mixed with ham and rice. Paella is inspired by many other food joints around the world.
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pork 1⁄2 Pound, cut into pieces
  Chicken 1 , cut up
  Onions 2 , chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Uncooked ham 1⁄4 Pound, cut into strips
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper 1
  Broth/Bouillon 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Saffron 2 Pinch
  Bay leaf 1
  Uncooked rice 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Green peppers 2 , cut into strips
  Tomatoes 4 , peeled and cut
  Green peas 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Green beans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Mussels 1 Can (10 oz) (Small Can)
  Cooked shrimp 1⁄4 Pound
  Canned mushrooms 2 Ounce
  Cayenne pepper To Taste

Heat the oil in a large skillet (or paella pan if available).
Add pork and chicken: cook about 15 minutes, or until chicken is browned on all sides.
Add onion, garlic and ham; cook about 5 minutes longer.
Season with salt and pepper.
Add broth mixed with saffron and bay leaf; cook 30 minutes.
Remove bay leaf and add rice.
Cover and continue cooking 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, heat 1 or 2 tablespoons (15 or 30 milliliters) oil in a heavy saucepan and add peppers and tomatoes.
Cook about 5 minutes and add peas, beans and just enough broth or water to prevent vegetables from scorching.
Cover and cook until vegetables are tender; add to rice mixture.
Mix in the mussels, shrimp and mushrooms.
Season to taste with salt, pepper and cayenne.
Heat to serving temperature.

Recipe Summary

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Main Dish
Rice, Pork

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Paella Recipe