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📋Homemade Paella Seafood And Sausage

Paella seafood and merguez is the perfect dish to make as an alternative to the classic barbecue. Make on the open fire and you will not belive how much tastier it is.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Spanish
Keyword BBQ, paella, seafood
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
minutes 5 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 976kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Before you get started, prepare all the ingredients, the shrimps, the squid rings, cut the merguez into bite sizes. 
    8 jumbo shrimps, 10 oz squid rings, 12 oz mergueze
  • Stir fry the mussels separately with some garlic and filter the water as there is always some residual sand. 
    9 oz mussels
    Cook the mussels
  • Add the water from the mussels to the chicken stock as well as the saffron and the cube stock. Keep warm 
    6 cup homemade chicken stock, 2 package saffron, 1 cube cube stock
    chicken stock with saffron
  • Dice the pepper and the onion
    1 red peppers, 1 onion
    chop the top of the peppers
  • Set up the fire, either on the barbecue or gas fire
  • Pour some olive oil into the pan and start by cooking the shrimps. Once they are cooked remove them from the pan.
    2 tbsp olive oil
  • Stir fry the squids and remove them once they are cooked.
  • Stir fry the merguez until they are brown
  • Add the rice and mix so that it absorbs all the juices left from the previous ingredients
    2 lb Carnaroli rice
  • Add the peas, the onion and the pepper and pour in the saffron stock
    9 oz peas
  • Settled the rice but do not stir and cook for 15 minutes. Add more stock if needed
  • After 15 minutes add the squid and stir
  • After few minutes add the shrimps
  • and the mussels 
  • Remove from the fire and cover with aluminum foil until serving
  • Decorate with parsley and arrange the lemons quarter all around the pan
    1 tbsp fresh parsley, 1 non treated lemon, salt & pepper

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Notes

There are few important factors that make this paella superb and here they are:
  • Outstanding Paella ingredients: Ingredients are the base for any successful dish
  • The quality of the rice is also very important and I always use Carnaroli Rice from Riso Gallo (this is not an affiliate link and the post is not sponsored) one of the oldest Italian rice-growers.
  • Cook the Paella on the barbecue and the results will be outstanding.
  • Use homemade chicken stock, it is full of gelatine from the chicken bones which adds creaminess to the rice. 

Nutrition

Calories: 976kcal | Carbohydrates: 142g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 184mg | Sodium: 861mg | Potassium: 955mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1090IU | Vitamin C: 59.5mg | Calcium: 107mg | Iron: 4.6mg