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Shellfish Paella

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Are you a beginner? Do try this shellfish paella recipe and you will win the heart of everyone. When I was a novice in cooking technique I tried this recipe and impressed my friend. No one believes that I was a novice. You too can try and impress your friend.
  Olive oil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Chicken breast 1
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed (Use Crushed Garlic In Jar)
  Chicken broth 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Pepper white 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried tarragon 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crushed
  Paprika 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Saffron 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Rice 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Uncooked)
  Deveined shrimp 1 Pound
  Baby clams 1 Can (10 oz) (With Juice)
  Frozen peas 200 Gram (Cooked As Directed)
  Artichoke hearts 1 Can (10 oz)
  Lobster tails 1 Large
  Parsley 1 Teaspoon, crushed

Stage1-In heavy skillet, saute chicken that has been cut into bite-size pieces in olive oil until lightly browned.

Stage2- Take out chicken and set aside (keep warm).

Stage3-Add onion and cook until soft.

Stage4-Add garlic (use crushed). Add rice, salt, pepper, tarragon, saffron, paprika, chicken broth, clams and juice.

Stage5-Bring to boil, covered, and cook over medium heat until rice is almost done and liquid is almost absorbed.

Stage6-Add cooked peas, chicken, lobster and shrimp. (Add some whole fresh clams for effect.) Cook 5 minutes.

Stage7-Sprinkle parsley over top and set aside to allow for absorbing of remaining liquid.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Chicken, Seafood, Shrimp
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 925 Calories from Fat 193

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g50.5%

Saturated Fat 4.7 g23.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 267.4 mg89.1%

Sodium 1404.5 mg58.5%

Total Carbohydrates 73 g24.4%

Dietary Fiber 9.8 g39.3%

Sugars 15.7 g

Protein 60 g120.5%

Vitamin A 26.7% Vitamin C 40.6%

Calcium 27.4% Iron 108%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Shellfish Paella Recipe