Catalan Noodles With Seafood Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyServings2
Main Ingredient


 Garlic4 Clove (20 gm)
 Parsley1 1⁄2 Tablespoon, chopped
 Olive oil4 Tablespoon
 Onions2 , chopped
 Tomatoes3 , skinned
 Tomatoes3 , skinned, deseeded and chopped
 Paprika1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Fish12 Ounce
 Scorpion fish/Monkfish/halibut12 Ounce, cut into pieces (375 Grams)
 Raw king prawns8 Ounce (In Their Shells, 250 Grams)
 King prawns8 Ounce
 Fish stock1 Liter
 Rich fish stock2 Pint (1.2 Liters)
 Vermicelli/Spaghetti9 Ounce, broken
 Dried vermicelli/Spaghetti9 Ounce, broken into short lengths (275 Grams)
 Saffron threads1 1⁄4 Pinch, crushed
 Aioli1 Tablespoon (Garlic Mayonnaise, Or As Needed)
 Lemon wedges2 (Or As Needed)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1274 Calories from Fat 452

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 50 g77.6%

Saturated Fat 7.7 g38.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 291.3 mg

Sodium 1295.7 mg54%

Total Carbohydrates 119 g39.8%

Dietary Fiber 11.4 g45.5%

Sugars 15.7 g

Protein 83 g166.5%

Vitamin A 94% Vitamin C 100.7%

Calcium 13.2% Iron 35.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a mortar pound garlic cloves and parsley with a pestle.

2. In a deep wok or large frying pan, heat 2 tablespoons of oil.
3. Gently cook onions and tomatoes until they soften.
4. Add garlic and parsley mixture and paprika.
5. Stir-fry for 2-3 minutes.
6. Add all the seafood and stir to coat.
7. Add the stock and bring the mixture to boil.
8. Simmer over low heat for 5 minutes.
9. Spoon seafood from the wok and keep warm.

10. In a large wok or pan, heat remaining oil.
11. Add pasta and cook over a moderate heat until light golden brown.
12. Stir continuously and do not allow scorching.
13. Pour the remaining liquids from the wok onto the pasta.
14. Add saffron and bring to a boil.
15. Boil for 5 minutes until most of the liquid has been absorbed and the pasta is cooked and tender.
16. Spread cooked seafood on top.
17. Remove the wok from the heat.
18. Cover the wok with a thick cloth and leave for a couple of minutes.

19. Garnish with little parsley or serving from the wok and garlic mayonnaise.
20. Top with lemon wedges.
21. Serve immediately.