Total Time
1hr
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

I looove paella...here's a nice one without seafood (gasp, but you can certainly add some if you like. I like to serve with Macadamia Nut Chicken. Shrimp and/or smoked sausage also works really well.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place rice in sieve and rinse under cold water until water runs clear.
  2. Drain well.
  3. In a saucepan heat the 1/4 cup olive oil and saute onion until softened.
  4. Add the lemongrass, rice and salt, stir well.
  5. Add broth, stir, cover and cook for 12-16 minutes over medium heat until rice is tender and the liquid is absorbed.
  6. Remove and discard the lemongrass.
  7. Saute garlic and ginger in remaining olive oil in a separate pan for about 4 to 5 minutes, until softened.
  8. Add red bell pepper, water chestnuts, and fruits and saute lightly for 2 minutes until heated through.
  9. Add rum and cook 1 minute.
  10. Toss with rice mixture and serve.

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