Chorizo & Shrimp Paella!

Savory Dishes

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Paella originated from the east coast of Spain, it is a dish that is bursting with flavor!

Yield- 4 to 6 servings

Ingredients:

  • 8oz of shrimp
  • 1 link of dried chorizo
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 1 plum tomato
  • 5 oz of peas
  • 1 bunch of parsley
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1/4 of a Cup of arborio rice
  • 1/4 of a teaspoon of saffron
  • 4 oz of chicken stock concentrate
  • 1 teaspoon of smoked paprika
  • 1 Tablespoon of olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Procedure:

  • Peel and dice the onion, mince the garlic
  • Cut the chorizo in half length wise, then cut into half moons
  • Dice the tomato and chop the parsley
  • Place 4 cups of water, the saffron and the chicken concentrate into a medium sized pot. Bring to a simmer.
  • Heat olive oil in a large pan, bring to medium heat .
  • Cook onions, 3-4 minutes or until soft, add S & P
  • Add garlic, until the kitchen smells garlicky. About 30 seconds
  • Add half of the paprika, the tomato , chorizo and garlic
  • Stir and let cook for about 5 minutes
  • Add the rice, cook for 1-2 while stirring.
  • Add 2 cups of the saffron chicken stock to the pan
  • Bring to a boil and then set to a simmer 25-30 minutes
  • Stirring occasionally, adding stock when necessary
  • When the rice is ‘al dente’ or firm to the bite, add the peas .
  • Turn up heat for 4-5 minutes , until the edges begin to crust, do not stir.
  • Sprinkle salt, pepper ad paprika on the shrimp
  • Place the shrimp on top of the rice
  • Cover and cook for 3-4 minutes, until the shrimps are nice and pink
  • Garnish with parsley and enjoy! It will be so good, good job!
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