Paella mixta

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Sep. 29, 2011

Authentic Bomba rice, cooked along with a melange of sea food..which gives Paella its personality. Do note that saffron is one key ingredient in preparation of paella..even though its in minimal amounts :)


Lean boneless pork 12 Ounce , cut into small cubes (350 gms)
Onion 1 Large , finely chopped
Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
Chicken drumsticks 4
Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm) , crushed (large cloves)
Red pepper 1 , seeded and cut into thin rings
Green pepper 1 , seeded and cut into thin rings
Bomba rice 8 Ounce , washed and drained (225 gms)
Powdered saffron 1/4 Teaspoon
Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
Salt To Taste
Chicken stock 3/4 Pint (450 ml)
Red wine 1/4 Pint (150 ml, Full
Prawns 8 Ounce , shelled and cooked (225gms)
Fresh mussels 8 Ounce (225gms)
Frozen peas 8 Ounce (225gms)
Shellfish 3 (of your choice)



1. In a wok, heat oil.

2. Once hot, add drumsticks and mix well. Sauté till well browned from all sides.

3. Add pork cubes, garlic and onions and mix well. Cover and cook on a slow flame for 15 minutes, while stirring occasionally to check meat doesn’t stick to bottom of pan.

4. Add peppers, saffron and rice and mix well. Sauté on a medium flame till the grains just start to change colour.

5. Reduce flame, add salt, wine and stock and mix well.

6. On a medium flame, bring to boil.

7. Cover wok with lid, reduce flame and simmer for 15 minutes.

8. Add sea food and peas. Do not mix at this stage.

9. Cover wok with lid and simmer for 15 more minutes.

10. Once rice is cooked, fluff rice grains using a fork and toss gently.


11. Transfer on to a platter, garnish with shell fish and serve immediately.


As an alternative to fresh mussels, use canned or frozen mussels. Avoid using picked mussels.

Recipe Summary

Cook Time: 55 Minutes
Ready In: 55 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 772Calories from Fat 227

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g40%

Saturated Fat 6 g30%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 746 mg31.08%

Total Carbohydrates 65 g21.7%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 9 g

Protein 61 g122%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet