How to cook Paella

Paella is a delicious Spanish dish which is a must try for every visitor when travelling around Spain. Every traditional restaurant offers in their menu this culinary heaven originally from Valencia so there is no doubt why it belongs to one of the most popular choices in trying typical food. Thanks to its incredible and characteristic taste it has […]

Paella is a delicious Spanish dish which is a must try for every visitor when travelling around Spain.

Every traditional restaurant offers in their menu this culinary heaven originally from Valencia so there is no doubt why it belongs to one of the most popular choices in trying typical food.

Thanks to its incredible and characteristic taste it has became very popular amongst people all around the world so let’s learn together how to cook it!

 

Ingredients (4 servings)

  • 1 and a half glass of rice
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 green pepper
  • ½ kg of tomatoes
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ¼ cup of white wine
  • Saffron (to taste)
  • Chicken (breasts and/or thighs)
  • Peas (to taste)
  • Black pepper (to taste)
  • 1 tablet of avecren
  • Salt to taste

 

Directions

 

  • Slice the chicken breast and season it.
  • Fry all the meat in a pan with a splash of oil.
  • Remove the meat , pour ½ glass of white wine and save it for later.
  • Chop the vegetables (garlic, onion, peppers and tomatoes) into cubes
  • Cook all vegetables (garlic, onion, peppers and tomatoes and peas) over low heat in a pan with a stream of oil. When they get roasted add the meat and wine in the same pan. Put it into a boil and cover it with water. Cook for 30 minutes over low heat. Add salt. Degrease a bit the broth strains and reserve both the stew and the broth.
  • Meanwhile cook the rice with the saffron with a splash of oil. Pour the triple cooking broth from rice, stew, vegetables and meat. Add a bay leaf avecren and saffron.
  • Cook for 18-20 minutes.
  • Let the rice stand for few minutes.

Now you are ready to make paella like a real 5 star chef !

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