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Seafood Paella

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), minced
  Onions 4 Cup (64 tbs), finley chopped
  Finely chopped onions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Long grain white rice 2 Cup (32 tbs), uncooked
  Clam juice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Dry white wine 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Paprika 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Turmeric 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Saffron/Ground turmeric 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Boiling water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Peeled diced plum tomatoes 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Peeled plum tomatoes 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), diced
  Finely chopped fresh parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped
  Roasted red peppers 8 Ounce, drained, thinly sliced and divided (1 Jar)
  Roasted red peppers To Taste, thinly sliced
  Bay scallops 1 Pound, drained, rinsed
  Scallops 1 Pound, drained, rinsed
  Frozen peas 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), thawed
  Clams 10 , scrubbed
  Mussels 10 , scrubbed
  Shrimp 20 Large, deveined
  Shrimp 1 Pound, shelled, deveined (Large)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 375°F.

MAKING
2. In a large ovenproof skillet or casserole, heat oil over medium heat.
3. Add and sauté garlic until lightly browned
4. Add onions and rice and sauté for 10 minutes until soft and lightly browned.
5. Add clam juice, wine, lemon juice and paprika and stir well.
6. In a small bowl, dissolve saffron in boiling water
7. Add to pan along with tomatoes, parsley and half the red pepper.
8. Bring to a boil
9. Remove from heat, cover with lid and transfer to the lowest shelf of preheated oven Bake for about 1 hour until liquid is absorbed.
10. Stir in scallops and peas and cover
11. Turn off the oven off
12. Allow paella to stand in the oven and finish cooking in its steam.
13. Steam clams and mussels for 4 to 6 minutes in boiling water.
14. Remove each as it opens and discard unopened clams or mussels.
15. Steam shrimp for 2 to 3 minutes until pink and opaque.

SERVING
16. Arrange clams, mussels and shrimp on top of paella
17. Garnish with remaining red pepper and serve immediately

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Spanish
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Rice, Seafood
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
140 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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