Paella Panamanian Style

Recipe by Steve P.
READY IN: 2hrs
SERVES: 8-12




  • Cut and fry the chicken well.
  • Make a sauce with 1 1/2 onions chopped, 1 1/2 green peppers chopped and 1 1/2 tomatoes cut up.
  • Add 1 cup water.
  • Cook on a low heat.
  • Separately, fry the sausages in small pieces and do the same with the pork chops.
  • Boil the lobsters and shrimp and peel them.
  • Clean and slice clams and squid.
  • Make a sauce with 1 1/2 onions, 1 1/2 green pepper, 1 1/2 tomatoes and liquid from the peas.
  • Separate the meat from the bones of all the meat and cook the clams with scallions and parsley.
  • Wash the rice well (3 times) and in a large, deep pot, put 6 tablespoons oil and fry the rice.
  • Add the liquid the seafoods were cooked in (about 5 cups).
  • Add sausage, boneless chicken and pork with its sauce, whole shrimp, lobster sliced into small pieces, clams and squid and mussels in their sauce.
  • Also add sauce made with the remaining onion, scallion, finely chopped green pepper, tomato paste and tomato sauce.
  • Add the peas and olives.
  • Cook at a high heat for 10 minutes; then cover pot and cook at a low heat for 45 minutes.
  • When ready to serve, decorate with strips of green pepper and olives.