Paella, the traditional rice dish of Spain, is a wonderful and extremely flavourful one pot meal. From traditional mixed paella, seafood paella to quick prawn paella, there are so many varieties!
This traditional paella has a wide range of fresh meats and seafood including chorizo, chicken, squid, mussels and prawns; this is in saffron flavoured and coloured rice.
No trip to Spain would be complete without sampling their famous rice dish, paella. The ingredients vary from region to region, but this recipe uses white fish fillets, squid and mussels. Serve with crusty wholemeal bread.
Paella originated from Valencia, on the east coast of Spain. It resembles a seafood risotto but with some crucial differences.
This is a quick healthy recipe that the kids will love. You can add as little or as many vegetables as you like. I tend to use carrot, zucchini, mushrooms, red capsicum, peas. I have even used fresh beans sliced up.
This is a vegetarian paella with onions, zucchini, carrots, beans and peas. It's very hearty - even meat eaters will like it.
This simplified paella recipe features chicken and prawns.
An ideal dish for entertaining, this colourful and exotic dish is made with a mixture of white fish and seafood, plus red capsicum, asparagus, tomatoes and artichokes. Serve with a green salad.
A true Spanish paella with a lovely blend of prawns, calamari, scallops and clams. You must use real saffron threads.
A classic seafood paella from the Valencia region of Spain. Watch this recipe being made in the Allrecipes Seafood Paella Video.
This paella contains prawns, lobster tails, clams and mussels but it is always the whole chicken that my friends remember which is where the name comes from.