Capture the vibrant hues of a sunset with this delectable Sunset Seafood Paella. A delightful fusion of flavors from the sea, paired with saffron-infused rice, this dish is a feast for both the eyes and the palate.
Sunset Seafood Paella
- 2 cups Arborio rice
- 1 lb mixed seafood (shrimp, mussels, squid)
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 red bell pepper, diced
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1/2 cup frozen peas
- 1/4 teaspoon saffron threads
- 4 cups seafood broth
- 1/4 cup white wine
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Heat olive oil in a paella pan over medium heat.
- Add chopped onions and garlic, sauté until translucent.
- Add diced red bell pepper and sauté for 2 minutes.
- Stir in Arborio rice and saffron threads, ensuring the rice is well-coated.
- Pour in white wine and let it simmer until mostly absorbed.
- Gradually add seafood broth, stirring frequently.
- Arrange seafood, cherry tomatoes, and peas evenly in the pan.
- Cook until rice is tender, and seafood is cooked through.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Remove from heat, cover, and let it rest for 5 minutes.
- Serve hot, garnished with fresh herbs if desired.
Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 45 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 450, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 65g, Protein: 20g