Surf and Turf Paella

Total Time:
1 hr 55 min
Prep:
45 min
Cook:
1 hr 10 min

Yield:
2 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients
  • 150 milliliters (5 ounces) extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 .5 kilograms (about 3 1/3 pounds) onions, cut into fine dice
  • 1 .2 kilograms (about 2 2/3 pounds) green bell peppers
  • 1 .2 kilograms (about 2 2/3 pounds) red bell peppers
  • 1 .2 kilograms (2 2/3 pounds) cuttlefish, diced
  • 1 .8 kilograms (about 4 pounds) skinned whole tomatoes
  • 20 grams (3/4 ounce) chorizo meat
  • 6 grams (1/4 ounce) paprika
  • 2 grams (.1 ounce) white pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 8 grams plus 1 teaspoon salt
  • 100 grams (3 1/2 ounces) cubed chicken
  • 100 grams (3 1/2 ounces) cubed rabbit
  • 1 tablespoon green oil (a blend of olive oil, garlic and parsley)
  • 150 grams (5 1/3 ounces) rice
  • Pinch saffron
  • 400 milliliters (14 ounces) fish stock, hot
  • 4 clams
  • 4 mussels
  • 2 langoustines
  • 2 prawns
  • Chopped fresh parsley, for garnish
  • 2 lemons quarters, for serving
Directions
  • In a large skillet, heat some olive oil and lightly cook the garlic. Add the onions and peppers and cook, stirring occasionally, until the onions are nearly translucent, 7 to 10 minutes.

  • Add the cuttlefish and tomatoes and mix well. Add the chorizo, paprika, white pepper, bay leaf and 8 grams salt. Stir well and let simmer until the cuttlefish softens and the liquid reduces, about 20 minutes. Remove from the heat and allow to sit.

  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C (350 degrees F). Spread the chicken and rabbit on a baking sheet and roast until cooked through, 5 to 10 minutes.

  • In a paella pan over medium heat, combine the green oil, 4 cups of the vegetable-cuttlefish mixture (save the remaining for another use) and the rice. Stir so that the rice picks up the flavor of all the ingredients.

  • Add the chicken and rabbit, the saffron and the remaining teaspoon salt to the paella pan; mix well. Add the hot fish stock, stir, and cook over high heat, 7 to 10 minutes.

  • Add the clams, mussels, langoustines and prawns, placing them decoratively on top of the dish. Transfer to the oven and bake until the stock is completely absorbed and the seafood is cooked through, about 10 minutes.

  • Sprinkle the paella with parsley. Serve with quarters of lemon.

  • Special equipment: a paella pan

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


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