19 January 2013

Paella














Love paella, is delicious, easy and fast and  to the following day tasty delicious, I adapted this recipes from "Mediterranean recipes"
A recipe for every season!

Enjoy!



Ingredients (6 servings)

200 grams chicken breast
cut in pieces
200 grams shrimp (or prawns)
1/2 teaspoon saffron
1 onion chopped in cubes
400 grams white rice
3 tablespoon olive oil
2 garlic cloves mashed
1/2 red pepper
1/2 green pepper
1/2 teaspoon paprika powder
salt and pepper
4 or 5 cups of chicken or fish broth
3 or four  riped tomatos in pieces
1 tablespoon of parsley chopped

Method

Boil the shrimp for 2 minutes and set aside.
In a cup soak the saffron in a little hot water.
Season the chicken pieces.


Heat the oil in a deep skillet or a paella pan, add the chicken pieces and fry for about 5 minutes add the chopped onion  and fry.
add garlic, paprika and  soaked saffron.
stir for one minute.
Add the tomatoes and peppers cook for about two minutes.
Add rice, parsley and fry one minute.
Add broth and bring to a boil.

Bake uncovered 10 minutes without removing only a little when add the ingredients.
Season and prolong cooking about 10 minutes or until rice is done.
(Cook on low heat)
Add a little water or broth  if necessary.
Add the prawns and leave two minutes.
 when all the liquid has been absorbed remove from heat. Cover with foil and let stand 5 minutes before serving.

We ate  leftovers  of paella the next day: absolutely delicious.




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En español

Paella











Me encanta la paella (y a todos aqui) quedó muy buena y al otro día calenté los restos y estaba más deliciosa!
Esta receta es del libro Cocina mediterranea

Ingredientes

 

79 comments:

  1. Oh Gloria, this looks so good, the shrimp are huge! Now I am hungry!! xo

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    1. Thanks Barbara, ha! This is the idea LOL

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  2. This looks so good Gloria! My family likes shrimp, so I'm sure they would like this. :)

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  3. Anything with chicken I'd eat, almost, haha might pick the shrimp out though, the cat would eat it.

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  4. Ciao Gloria, just popped by to say hallo, traveling in Japan now and I don't always have internet, so sorry if I don't write more often, but I always try to visit.

    Ciao
    Alessandra

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    1. I know Alessandra dont worry; hope you have a nice time in Japan; love your pictures in Japan!

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  5. my girlfriend would like this

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  6. Paella! It looks wonderful, so fresh and delicious!

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  7. Love it with lots of seafood! Delish!

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  8. Buongiorno Gloria! Anch'io amo la paella... la tua è bellissima!!!

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    1. Buongiorno Giulia, grazie, bune dominica!

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  9. Una delicia, perfecta para el domingo. Un abrazo, Clara.

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  10. Que buena esta paellita amiga... hace tiempo no la como, la tengo que hacer.
    Acabo de regresar de un viaje por las islas Canarias... que gusto estar al sol, acá hace un frio tremendo.
    Besos mil

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    1. Gracias amiga, me encanta la paella, te mando besos amiga!

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  11. Non l'ho mai fatta, ora che ho la ricetta non mi resta che provarla! Bravissima

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  12. Gloria te pasaste se ve preciosa y exquisita tu paella. Yo no me he animado a hacer... y eso que el abuelo de mi pololo es español y me ha ofrecido enseñarme.

    Cariños!

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    1. Gracias Fran, nos encanta la paella, es super facil demas la puedes hacer tu cocinas estupendo!

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  13. I love love paella ~ Have not cooked this in a while ~ Will try it soon ~

    Thanks Gloria ~

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    1. Thanks Grace this is realy easy! I loved!

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  14. adoro la paella, è un piatto da mangiare in compagnia! Buona domenica cara Gloria, un abbraccio !

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    1. Grazie Chiara, adoro la paella tambien, Buona domenica cara:)

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  15. mmmm...there used to be a great place nearby we would get paella....i love it...printing this one off too....as the place is no longer around....happy sunday to you gloria....

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    1. Thanks Brian you can make this paella is more easy than make only rice, because you make the ingredientes and add the rice, only nice wait all is cook, the kids love paella here;)

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  16. Pura delicia Gloria!!

    Un abrazo.

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    1. Gracias Mayte, viniendo de una española.... gracias!!!!!!
      un abrazo!

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  17. love the picture with the kitchen and the cat in your sidebar, Gloria

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    1. Ha I love too Dezzy is like my kitchen ...sometimes but I have dogs no cats:)

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  18. Hi Gloria,
    I like your blog a lot,that's why I'm giving you a lovely blog award. You need to check in my blog in today's post. Hope you like it.
    http://www.lumyquint.com/
    Es una pena que no puedo comer paella por los marisco... que si noo. :)

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    1. Thanks Quint I will go, ehy are you allergic to seafood? sadly:)

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  19. Gloria, This paella looks great..! But I have an aversion to green, red, yellow or any kind of bell peppers. The flavor they give off just turns me off. Maybe I could use some other veggie for color and texture... Thanks and Take Care, Big Daddy Dave

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    1. Ao you dont like bell peppers David OMY! anyway you can add some chopped carrots and green onions and Im sure will be OK:) Take care!

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  20. I am a huge fan of paella as well Gloria, especially with shrimp.

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    1. Thanks Vall, yes My favorites are with seafood!

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  21. Your paella looks wonderful, Gloria! And this is a speedier recipe than I use...perfect for a weeknight meal. YUM!

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    1. Thanks Lizzy yes there are a lot of recipes but I love the more simples and fast! ;)

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  22. Always love a great paella... It's been a long time since I had some...

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  23. Yum...my mouth is watering! That looks wonderful, Gloria!

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  24. Gloria, I love this entire recipe.
    Many of us prepared shrimp these past few days! I am always looking for new recipes with shrimp and am definitely going to try this one!! Bookmarked :)

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    1. Thanks Judy, I think you will love this!

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  25. I once hear someone say in Valencia, Spain, that making paella is a man's job. I'm sure you'd disagree :)

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    1. Of. Course Im disagree my mom made paella all the time and I make too:)
      Anyway one of the best paellas I ate in my life was with Don felipe a Mathematics teach in the Universitu where I worked:)

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  26. My first taste was a seafood paella and that is when I fell in love with it. Still thinking whether I should owned that pan or not. In the meantime, I drool on yours.

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  27. I love paella - we shall have to try this recipe. Thanks!

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    1. yes is OK for you dear, not lactosa LOL
      We love too:)

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  28. Paela everyday, I wouldn't mind that :). Look superb Gloria!

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    1. isn't delicious Dewi? I love too!

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  29. I love paella... and those prawns on top makes it look so tempting!

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  30. Your paella looks so delicious! I love paella too!

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  31. Che meraviglia! Adoro la paella ma non ho mai avuto il coraggio di farla. E’ una tentazione unica al tua :) Un abbraccio, buona settimana

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  32. Tengo un amigo por acá que es super fans de las paellas, él tiene todo el equipo para ello. Son tan ricas! Y la tengo en la lista de cosas por hacer...un abrazo y buen inicio de semana!

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    1. Gracias Moon, te diré que ya sabes como somos acá tengo una paellera pero cuando no es mucha cantidad, la hago en el wok queda super! y uno la puede cubrir con papel aluminio!
      que estes muy bien y que te sientas bien!

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  33. A paella is always a welcomed dish! I love the look of those juicy prawns there!

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  34. Gloria, this looks so yummy. I have pinned and will try this soon.

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  35. Paella, "pael", "pami", "pato'lmundo"! :-) I love, love, love paella! Many thanks. You've made me hungry.

    Greetings from London.

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    1. I think Paella is a wonderful word for this plate CIL I love so much paella too, and for this I dont translate you see only I say paella and all peple know about what Im speaking:))
      I love "pael" too:)
      thanks for stopping by Mario.

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