Paella

Episode 5 - Paella

Ingredients:

  • 1 kg of Rice
  • 1 kg Chicken Wings
  • 1 kg Prawns
  • 1 Kg Squid
  • ½ kg Mussels (cleaned)
  • ¼ Cup of Olive Oil
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Red Capsicum
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 5 Garlic Cloves
  • Parsley
  • 1 Glass of White Wine
  • Olives (Stuffed or Black)
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 1 Sachet of Saffron
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 2½ Litre of Stock from Prawn Shells & Heads
  • Paella pan or Wok

Method:

  1. Clean & Shell the Prawns and use the heads and shells to make stock.
  2. Add 2½ Lt of Water, Salt and Bay Leaf.
  3. Bring to the boil and simmer for 30 minutes.
  4. Prepare wings by separating the drumstick from the wing.
  5. In the Paella Pan/Wok, add the oil and heat.
  6. Add diced onion, red capsicum, tomatoes, garlic and cook until golden brown.
  7. Add Chicken wings and Squid rings, a pinch of salt and cook until brown. (Approx 10 mins)
  8. Add Wine and cook for a further 2 minutes, then add Saffron, Prawns and Mussels.
  9. Cook for 10 minutes, add stock, bring to the boil and simmer for about 15 minutes.
  10. Add Olives, Rice and cook for a further 10 minutes or until rice is cooked.
  11. Serve with lemon wedges.