Paella

Exotic ingredients brought together to add intense flavors in a familiar application. Featuring Custom Culinary® Gold Label Low Sodium Chicken Base, Paella brings together the flavors of arborio rice, fresh rosemary, saffron, diced tomatoes, scallops, shrimp, calamari, roasted bell pepper, asparagus, and lemon.


What You'll Need

Amount Ingredients
1/2 Cup Olive Oil
1-1/4 lbs. Arborio Rice
4-1/2 Cup Water
3 Tbsp. Custom Culinary® Gold Label Low Sodium Chicken Base
1 tsp. Fresh Rosemary, Fine Chopped
2 grams Saffron
1 Diced Tomato
1 lb. Scallops
2 lbs. Shrimp (Deveined)
1-1/2 lbs. Calamari
1 Roasted Bell Pepper
1/2 lbs. Grilled Pencil Asparagus
2 Lemon Wedges (Garnish)
to taste Sea Salt
PREPARATION

  1. In a stock pot heat up water and Gold Label Low Sodium Chicken Base till hot.
  2. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  3. Toast rice in olive oil, saffron, tomato and rosemary on medium heat for 3 minutes.
  4. Once rice is toasted, ladle in hot stock "risotto" style in three batches.
  5. Once last batch of water is placed into the pan, arrange seafood into the pan and place in the oven for 20 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and arrange vegetable garnishes on top of the paella.
  7. Season with salt to taste.

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