Recipe courtesy of Judson Allen
Paella Inspired Seafood Pasta with a Cognac Cream Sauce
Total:
45 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings, depending on shrimp and lobster size
Level:
Intermediate
Total:
45 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings, depending on shrimp and lobster size
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

Directions

Melt half of the butter in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat. Add half of the shallots and some of the paella spice blend. Add the cream and simmer for 5 minutes. Then add the cheese and half the garlic and whisk quickly until thick. Add a quarter of the seafood stock, the cognac and lemon zest to the sauce and let this reduce until thick and creamy. Add salt to taste. 

Soak the dried rice noodles in warm water to soften. 

Sprinkle the crab meat, shrimp and lobster with some paella spice blend and salt. Take some of your noodles and lay on a flat surface. Add a portion of crab meat, shrimp and lobster in the middle of the noodles and wrap them. Repeat steps for the "rice noodle bundles of seafood." 

Heat the oil in a heavy pot and deep fry the noodle bundles until golden, about 5 minutes. Remove from the oil, drain on paper towels and season with sea salt immediately. 

In a skillet add the remaining butter, garlic and shallots and cook over medium-high heat. Add the remaining seafood stock and the lemon juice. Add the mussels to the broth and steam until opened. 

Place the fried seafood bundle in the middle of a bowl and spoon sauce around. Place mussels in each corner of the bowl (4 per serving). Garnish with chopped parsley.

This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. It has not been tested for home use.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Pushable Rose Pops 00:48

Cool off this summer with these raspberry gelatin and rose cake pops.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Garth's Pasta Salad

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Seafood Paella

Recipe courtesy of Greg Firestone

Seafood and Chorizo Paella

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

"Ayuh" Seafood Paella

Recipe courtesy of Ellen Barnes

Seafood Pasta

Recipe courtesy of Rocco DiSpirito

Pasta Paella with Clams

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Pasta Paella with Clams

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Pasta Paella with Orzo

Recipe courtesy of Mary Sue Milliken|Susan Feniger

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          Cupcake Wars

          10am | 9c

          Cupcake Wars

          11am | 10c

          Cupcake Wars

          12pm | 11c

          The Pioneer Woman

          1:30pm | 12:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          2:30pm | 1:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          3:30pm | 2:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          4:30pm | 3:30c

          Chopped

          6pm | 5c

          Chopped

          7pm | 6c

          Chopped

          8pm | 7c

          Chopped

          9pm | 8c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Beat Bobby Flay

          10pm | 9c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          10:30pm | 9:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          11:30pm | 10:30c

          Chopped

          12am | 11c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          1:30am | 12:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          2:30am | 1:30c

          Chopped

          3am | 2c

          Mystery Diners

          4:30am | 3:30c

          Get Cooking

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.