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Paella

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Ingredients
  Assorted seafood 4 Ounce (Lobster, Shrimps and Mussels combined)
  Whole black pepper 1
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), finely chopped
  Oregano 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Dash
  Vinegar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chicken 2 Ounce, cut in strips
  Green pepper 1 , chopped
  Ground coriander 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Tomato juice 3 Tablespoon
  Rice 6 Ounce (Nice)
  Parsley 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Saffron/Yellow food colouring- few drops 1 Pinch
  Canned peas 2 Ounce, drained
  Pimientos 2 , cut in strips
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Clean the lobster and remove the shell.
2) Shell, wash and devein the prawns.
3) Scratch the mussels with knife to clean.
4) In a mortar place together, pepper and garlic and crush until coarse.
5) Add oregano, salt and vinegar to the garlic mixture, and mix well.
6) In a bowl, mix together chicken and garlic mixture.

MAKING
7) In a non-stick pan brown the chicken slightly.
8) Add green pepper and coriander to the chicken.
9) Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
10) Stir in tomato juice, rice and parsley stirring continuously for 5 minutes.
11) Pour in boiling water, saffron and shrimps and stir.
12) Put the lid on and cook on medium heat for 10 minutes until dry.
13) While the rice is cooking stir frequently.

FINALIZING
14) Add lobster, peas and pimientos, put the lid on and cook for 5 minutes more or until lobster is tender.
15) In a saucepan, stem the mussels with ½ cup of water until all the shells are opened.
16) Discard the mussels, which are not opened.

SERVING
17) Serve the hot Paella on a warm plate and top with mussels, sprinkle parsley and serve a lemon wedge on side if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Spanish
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Rice, Seafood
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes
Servings: 
1

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