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Traditional paella recipe

  • Recipe type: Main Dish
  • Preparation time: 20 Minutes
  • Cooking time: 15 Minutes
  • Ready in: 60 Minutes
  • Dificulty: Difficult
Traditional paella recipe

Preparation

Step 1

1. Pour olive oil into the paella pan on a firm surface and heat it, hot but not smoking.

2. Fry the strips of pepper over a low flame until they are golden and tender. Take them out, to add later.

3. Fry the garlic and chicken on a medium low heat until it is well cooked and brown on both sides.

4. Add the grated tomato and fry it over low heat 5'. Blend thoroughly...the stir-fry is now done. Add the ‘EL AVIÓN’ rice and mix well.

 

6. You have to boil everything over a hot fire for 20-30 minutes. It is very important that you taste how salty the water is.

Step 2

5. Add warm water/chicken stock and turn the heat up high.

6. Spread the rice uniformly over the pan with a spoon.

7.Add 1 sachet of paella mix ‘EL AVIÓN’ and spread it. Taste and season.

8. Once boiling, there are 3 stages: boil at a high heat for 8 minutes / then reduce the heat to a minimum, add the strips of pepper, and simmer for a further 8 minutes / finally turn off the heat and let it the paella rest for a further 3 minutes, whilst covering the paella with a cloth. The paella is now ready. Total cooking time 19 minutes.

Step 3

- Use only high quality products. ‘EL AVIÓN’ rice, paella mix and extra virgin olive oil.

- Before commencing to cook, lay out all ingredients and tools that you will be using.

- Use chicken stock instead of water. The taste will be much better.

- Adhere strictly to cooking times.

- If some ingredients do not match your taste, simply don't use them. You can always use alternative meats, vegetables, fish or shellfish. Paella is a dish wich lends itself to a wide range of ingredients, dependent onv personal taste.

- The heat mustbe evenly distributed over the whole base of the pan.

Ingredients

(For 6 servings)

  •  ‘EL AVIÓN’ rice (75 gr/per person)
  •  Paella mix ‘EL AVIÓN
  • (1 sachet for 4 people)
  • Water /chicken stock(250 ml/per person)
  • Extra virgin olive oil (20 ml/per person)
  • Chicken cut into pieces (100 gr/per person)
  • Fresh tomatoes peeled and grated
  • (1/2 tomato/per person)
  • Unpeeled garlic (1/2 per person)
  • Salt to taste
  • Red pepper cut into strips
  • (1 pepper for 4 people)

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