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Chorizo Paella

Finally… I’m ALIVE again! Yaaaaaaaaay! The internet didn’t work for 5 days, so I’m sorry for late posts.

Today I’ll share paella recipe. At first I though paella is the same thing like fried rice, well Spanish version. Because they cook it in some kind of wok. But apparently not *shame on me* 😛

Lucky for me, close to where I live (3 minutes walk) there is a shop that sell halal things, including meat. Since I’ve never eaten chorizo before, I was excited when I found this halal chorizo. Immediately thinking about paella. And I liked it, hubby and daughter liked it too. Definitely have to keep this recipe. Beside, I only need my wok to cook everything. No fuss 🙂

Ingredients:

3 cups paella rice (I just use jasmine)

1 medium size onion, roughly chopped

4oog chorizo

4 garlic cloves, finely chopped

1g saffron

150g peas

2 red paprika (or any colour you want), chopped

100g button mushroom

1 litre chicken stock (optional)

4 large tomatoes, skinned and chopped

1/2 ground paprika

Fresh chopped parsley

Salt and pepper

 

How to:

– Rinse the rice well, drain and set aside. Cut chorizo into thick slices.

– Heat 3 tbsp olive oil in a large pan or wok, add chorizo and saute for 2 minutes then add  chopped paprika, onion and garlic. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until the paprika start to soften.

– Add rice into the wok, cook for 2 minutes to toast the grains. Pour in chicken stock, saffron and ground paprika. Bring to the boil then simmer for 15 minutes, stir every so often.

– Add peas and chopped tomatoes and continue cooking, very gently for 10 minutes more. Stir once in a while.

– When the rice is cooked but still have a slight bite, remove the wok from the heat and leave it for few minutes.

– Scatter the chopped parsley over the paella, serve with lemon wedges.

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14 Comments

    • Mrs. D says

      it was… will make this again in the future for sure. thank for stopping by 🙂

  1. Mrs.D , i’m a very big fan of your Photographs 🙂 I wish I could eat it through my Laptop 🙂 They look soooo yummy 🙂

    • Mrs. D says

      Ooooh.. thank you very much.. will pass it to hubby, he took all the pictures 🙂

    • It was really nice, yes. Hmm… I always say I’m on diet, but at the end, I made sweets for hubby and “help” him. I guess I’ll go with the flow then. We only live once anyway. Should enjoy the life 🙂 😀

  2. Carmen says

    I have not had chorizo since I converted. Can you order halal chorizo online? My poppy used to make paella for us all the time. Super excited to break out some old Spanish recipes for the husband. The parsley sounds good too.

    • Hmm… I don’t really know about that. But lucky for me, there are lots of halal stores close to where I live. The biggest one even sells lots of halal meats, sausage and ready food. Sorry can’t help you much with that though. Where do you live anyway?

      • Hi !
        do you live in london?If you do,i am willing to travel all across london just to find halal chorizo!I have been looking for halal chorizo for a long time now.If you do live in london,can you tell me the name of the shop and where it is?
        many thanks!

      • Hi, sorry i can’t help you much. I live in sweden. Its very easy to get halal sausages, chorizo and other meat products here. Can travel to sweden instead? 😉

      • Carmen says

        I’m a Michigan girl. I live right by Dearborn witch is one of the largest Arab populations in the USA. Worth a try looking!

      • Yup, should try to do that 🙂
        I like it here because I can find lots of halal meat products

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