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Recipe: Paella du Bistro

Do you love chicken and seafood? You’ll love this recipe

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Paella du Bistro
  • Category:  Main Courses
  • Cuisine:  International
  • Preparation time:   30 minutes
  • Cooking time:   45 minutes
  • Total time:  1 hour 15 minutes
  • Serves:  10
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  • 750g chicken thighs
  • 100ml olive oil
  • 300g calamari rings, cleaned
  • 500g jumbo shrimps with shell, cleaned
  • 10 green mussels with half shells
  • 300g clams in shells
  • 80g onions, chopped
  • 25g garlic, chopped
  • 100g tomatoes, crushed
  • 100g green bell peppers, cubed
  • 50g each, red and yellow bell peppers, cubed
  • 80g green peas, boiled
  • 1.2L chicken stock
  • 600g long-grain rice
  • 3g saffron
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Pan-fry chicken thighs with olive oil until golden brown. Drain and set aside.
  2. Using same pan, sauté all seafood on high heat for 2 minutes. Drain, remove and set aside.
  3. Add onion and garlic to pan and sauté for 2 minutes on medium heat, then add tomatoes and bring to a boil.
  4. Now add all vegetables, chicken thighs, sautéed seafood and chicken stock. Bring to a boil.
  5. Add rice and saffron and stir well. Cover with a lid and cook on low heat for 25 minutes or until rice is cooked and chicken is tender.
  6. . Check for seasoning and serve hot.