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Quick paella

Quick paella

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 green capsicum, seeded, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • pinch saffron
  • 500g marinara mix
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • ¼ cup dry sherry
  • 4 cups cooked long-grain rice
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • ¾ cup chopped parsley
  • lemon wedges, to serve

Preparation method

  1. Heat oil in a large frying pan on high. Saute onion and garlic for 2-3 minutes, until tender.

  2. Stir through capsicum, paprika and saffron. Cook a further 1-2 minutes, until aromatic. Add marinara mix and cook, stirring occasionally, for 3-4 minutes, until seafood changes colour.

  3. Add tomatoes and sherry. Bring to the boil on high. Stir in rice and peas. Cook, stirring, for 2-3 minutes, until heated through.

  4. Sprinkle with parsley. Serve with lemon. Accompany with crusty bread, if liked.


TOP TIPs
  • If preferred, make your own marinara mix using fish chunks of choice, calamari, prawns, mussels and scallops.






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