Seafood Paella

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by MsPia

You can substitute the ingredients for your favorite seafood.

Top Review by John W.

This turned out to be one of the most delicious meals I've cooked. I about halved the recipe for just two of us and it still made enough for almost two meals. The store was selling mussels in two pound bags so I skipped those. I also substituted chicken, scallops and squid rings for the crab and white fish. Since I was using the squid and scallops that must not be overcooked, I kept them out of the cooking until the last few minutes. Overall, easy, on time, and fed to wonderful reviews.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soak the saffron in 2 Tbs. of hot water.
  2. In a Paella pan or Dutch oven, heat the oil. Add the onions and cook for 4 minutes. Add the rice and the saffron and cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add the tomatoes, garlic and chicken broth and bring to boil. Lower the heat and add half of ALL the seafood, the peas and the red pepper. Seasoning with salt and black pepper. Mix once.
  3. Add the rest of the seafood on top. Cover with parchment paper and lid. Simmer for 30 minutes. DO NOT MIX AGAIN.
  4. Uncover, let it seat for 5 minutes and serve.

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