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Excellent. Very flavorful, and good directions. I added chunks of spicey cajun sausage (precooked) at the same time I cooked the shrimp, and substituted peas for the lima beans (lima beans are evil)
Well, my husband used to live in Spain and to be making a Spanish paella was a bit risky....he is also very picky in food and won't eat at the fear of a knife if he doesn't like it. Well......i didn't adjust the proportions so cooked for 6 people instead of two.....half of it was gone in one go:) To see my slim husband going for 2nd and 3rd portion made me laugh:) i guess it's that good!
Pretty darn good- but missing a little something. But then again, I've only had paella in resturants- I've never made it. So maybe it's just missing lots of calories?? LOL. One thing about the recipe- it is missing a step! I cooked the shrimp like it says in step 7 and 8- but I left them in until I saw that in step 20 it says to add the shrimp! So at some point they were suppose to be taken out. I took them out as soon as I saw this- but it was too late, they were overcooked. Changes made: I used regular long grain white rice- which turned out perfect with the times used (and not dry) and I used peas instead of lima beans and mussels instead of clams.
Tasted wonderful. I wouldn't change a thing. It will surely be a repeat at our house.
This was a very good paella.
This was very simple and tasty! I followed the recipe exactly except I used chicken drumsticks (cut in half after browning) and peas for the lima beans (the DH doesn't care for them). I used a 12 inch skillet and tightly covered the pan off heat with foil for 10 minutes. Everything set nicely! Rice was perfect consistency! Thanks!
Everyone loved it despite the fact that I didn't have any Saffron. Substituted a 1/2t tumeric and a 1/4t red pepper for the Saffron. The directions were a little bit confusing at step 8 so I added the shrimp at step 22 so they were not overcooked. Don't leave out the lemon garnish as it really accentuates the the flavors. The sevings were more than ample. Thanks for a great recipe.
I made this for a party and everyone loved it and went back for seconds. The consistency was perfect. I'd make this again.
This paella tasted great, but I thought it was a little to dry, so next time I'll add an extra can of tomatoes.