Hawaiian Shrimp and Clam Paella With Island Spices

Total Time
40mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

We watched this being made on PBS this morning and it looked so good I have to make this soon. This recipe is from Alan Wong. He says it goes well with rice or pasta. It is my understanding that paella is a rice dish, the seafood is secondary.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place peeled shrimp in a small bowl and coat with achiote paste; let marinate 20 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a Dutch oven, over medium heat, then stir in onions; cook until translucent.
  3. Add in the chicken stock, cover, and bring to a boil.
  4. Stir in tomatoes and aji; add clams, cover, and cook until they open, about 7 minutes.
  5. Stir in the shrimp, cover, and cook through.
  6. Garnish with basil and cilantro; season with salt if needed.