Seafood Paella Recipe


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time2 Hr 0 Min
Ready In2 Hr 20 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Olive oil1 Tablespoon
 Garlic4 Clove (20 gm), minced
 Onions4 Cup (64 tbs), finley chopped
 Finely chopped onions1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Long grain white rice2 Cup (32 tbs) (Uncooked)
 Long grain white rice2 Cup (32 tbs), uncooked
 Clam juice2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Dry white wine2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Lemon juice3 Tablespoon
 Paprika1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Turmeric1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Saffron/Ground turmeric1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Boiling water1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Peeled diced plum tomatoes1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Peeled plum tomatoes1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), diced
 Finely chopped fresh parsley1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Parsley1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped
 Roasted red peppers8 Ounce, drained, thinly sliced and divided (1 Jar)
 Roasted red peppers To Taste, thinly sliced
 Bay scallops1 Pound, drained, rinsed
 Scallops1 Pound, drained, rinsed
 Frozen peas1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), thawed
 Clams10 , scrubbed
 Mussels10 , scrubbed
 Shrimp20 Large, deveined
 Shrimp1 Pound, shelled, deveined (Large)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 977 Calories from Fat 93

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g16%

Saturated Fat 1.8 g8.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 332.9 mg

Sodium 1344.9 mg56%

Total Carbohydrates 114 g38%

Dietary Fiber 7.7 g30.9%

Sugars 13.4 g

Protein 81 g161.2%

Vitamin A 65.8% Vitamin C 116.6%

Calcium 29.5% Iron 95.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Preheat oven to 375°F.

2. In a large ovenproof skillet or casserole, heat oil over medium heat.
3. Add and sauté garlic until lightly browned
4. Add onions and rice and sauté for 10 minutes until soft and lightly browned.
5. Add clam juice, wine, lemon juice and paprika and stir well.
6. In a small bowl, dissolve saffron in boiling water
7. Add to pan along with tomatoes, parsley and half the red pepper.
8. Bring to a boil
9. Remove from heat, cover with lid and transfer to the lowest shelf of preheated oven Bake for about 1 hour until liquid is absorbed.
10. Stir in scallops and peas and cover
11. Turn off the oven off
12. Allow paella to stand in the oven and finish cooking in its steam.
13. Steam clams and mussels for 4 to 6 minutes in boiling water.
14. Remove each as it opens and discard unopened clams or mussels.
15. Steam shrimp for 2 to 3 minutes until pink and opaque.

16. Arrange clams, mussels and shrimp on top of paella
17. Garnish with remaining red pepper and serve immediately