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Seafood Paella

A delicious and tasty Paella recipe from Helm Bar!


  • Seafood


  • 1.

    Clean and dice onion, capsicum, chorizo, tomatoes, finely chop garlic

  • 2.

    In a paella dish or heavy-based saucepan, heat small amount of oil, add sliced chorizo and brown slightly.

  • 3.

    Add in onion, capsicum, garlic.

  • 4.

    Mix, then add paprika, cayenne pepper and tomato paste. Mix for 2 mins

  • 5.

    Stir in rice, Toast rice for about 1 minute then add ¼ cup water. Lower heat to medium until the water absorbs. Continue to add water in ¼ cup lots until each is almost absorbed and 2 litres is used up. The rice should be almost cooked by this stage, but not quite!

  • 6.

    Season with salt, pepper and set aside to cool.

  • 7.

    Place all seafood (other than the mussels) into a pan with hot oil and the butter. Brown seafood then add rice mix. Add 3 cups of fish stock mix and stir through.

  • 8.

    Scrub mussels and add to pan. Simmer until rice is fully cooked and mussels opened. Discard any unopened mussels.

  • 9.

    Taste, adjust season according to taste. Add chopped parsley, garnish with lemon wedges.

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Andrew Graham

Semillon, Pinot Gris and Dessert Wines are the best wines to pair with Seafood Paella.


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