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Spiced Paella

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Ingredients
  Olive oil/Corn oil 5 Tablespoon
  Onions 2
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm)
  Long grain rice 1 Pound
  Chicken stock/Chicken bouillon cube and water 1 1⁄2 Pint
  Saffron 1 1⁄4 Pinch (a large pinch)
  Butter 1 1⁄2 Ounce
  Tomatoes 3
  Mace 1 Pinch
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped thyme 1 Tablespoon
  Peas/Green beans 2 Ounce
  Unshelled prawns/12 mussels / 6 clams 6 Ounce
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Slice the onions, crush the garlic, peel and chop the tomatoes.

MAKING
2) In a large frying pan, heat oil and when hot cook chicken pieces for 12-15 minutes until golden brown all over.
3) Take out chicken from pan and keep warm.
4) Add onions and garlic to pan, and cook for 5-6 minutes, until golden brown.
5) Stir in rice and fry for 1 minute, stirring constantly to prevent sticking.
6) Add stock, saffron soaked in 2 tablespoons of hot stock, butter, and tomatoes.
7) Bring to the boil; then add chicken pieces.
8) Add seasoning, herbs, peas (or beans) and simmer for 10 minutes.
9) Add prawns, mussels or clams to pan and heat in oven for 15 minutes; by this time the shells of the mussels and clams should have opened.

SERVING
10) Serve the paella very hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes

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