Shrimp and Scallop Paella

Shrimp and Scallop Paella

Shrimp and Scallop Paella
Recipe Type: Main
Cuisine: Spanish
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Serves: 6-8
Paella is a very traditional Spanish dish made with saffron and rice. Our shrimp and scallop version is a great way to bring more culture to your kitchen and diversify your everyday menu.
Ingredients
  • 1/4 c. olive oil
  • 1 c. diced onion
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1/2 c. diced green bell pepper
  • 1/2 c. diced red bell pepper
  • 1 (14oz.) can crushed tomatoes
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. saffron threads
  • 3 c. Cajun Country medium grain rice
  • 5 1/2 c. water
  • 2 tsp. paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1# medium Louisiana shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3/4# scallops
  • salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in large skillet or paella pan on medium-high.
  2. Sauté onion, bell peppers and garlic for 3 minutes.
  3. Stir in tomatoes, saffron threads, salt, Cajun Country rice and water.
  4. Stir regularly to keep rice from sticking.
  5. Lower heat to simmer and cover for 10 minutes.
  6. Add paprika, cayenne pepper and shrimp and cover for 5 minutes.
  7. Add scallops and cover for 5 minutes.
  8. Add salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste.

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