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Spanish Paella Valenciana

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  Lobster 1
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Frying chicken 3 Pound, cut into small pieces (1 Piece)
  Chorizo sausage/Spanish/hot italian sausage 1 , sliced
  Green peppers 3 , sliced
  Pimientos 3 , sliced (Fresh Or Canned)
  Finely diced salt pork 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Onions 4 Medium, sliced
  Tomatoes 6 Medium, peeled, cut into wedges
  Rice 3 Cup (48 tbs) (Uncooked)
  Saffron threads 2 Teaspoon, soaked
  Chicken bouillon/Fish stock 1 Tablespoon
  Shrimps 15 , cooked, shelled
  Mussels/Clams 15 , well scrubbed
  Green beans/Sliced green beans 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Artichoke/1 package, 9 ounces artichoke hearts, if fresh artichokes are used, remove tough outer leaves and chokes 2 Medium, sliced
  Pepper To Taste

1) In a pan, cook the lobster then remove the meat, crack the claws and keep aside.
2) In large skillet or kettle, saute the lobster meat and garlic in the olive oil over a medium heat for about 2-3 minutes, then remove and keep aside.
3) In the same skillet evenly brown the chicken, add the lobster meat, chorizo slices, green peppers, pimientos, pork, onions and tomatoes.
Saute for about 5 minutes, stirring continuously.
4) Stir in the rice and saffron, cook for further 5 minutes, pour the bouillon upto 1 inch above the rice.
5) Then cover and cook over a medium heat for 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
6) Stir in the shrimps, mussels, peas, and artichokes, add pepper to taste and cook covered for further 10 minutes or until the rice is soft, stirring occasionally.

7) Serve immediately in a nice dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 2060 Calories from Fat 857

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 95 g146.8%

Saturated Fat 23.6 g118.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 531.2 mg177.1%

Sodium 1298.1 mg54.1%

Total Carbohydrates 164 g54.6%

Dietary Fiber 16.4 g65.5%

Sugars 19.4 g

Protein 133 g265.7%

Vitamin A 82.4% Vitamin C 325.9%

Calcium 31.3% Iron 72.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Spanish Paella Valenciana Recipe