AUTHENTIC SPANISH PAELLA MADE IN THE AUTHENTIC PAELLA PAN… A CLEARER PIC SO U CAN SEE HOW ITS SERVED HERE
chicken and vegetable paela
2 chicken legs n thighs, skinned and cut into small pieces
1 cup of green beans, chopped roughly
1 cup of frozen artichokes
2 tomatoes grated
good pinch each of dried rosemary and paprika
few strand of NITU DIDI pure spanish saffron
yellow food coloring ( not turmeric), optional which i do not use..i prefer not to use any artificial coloring in my cooking
you an use a bit of NITU DIDIS paella spice…
in a large flat pan ( see pic) add enough olive oil to coat the whole pan abt half an inch. heat and then add your washed chicken pieces and fry them with some salt. when pale brown add abt 8-10 flakes of garlic. fry till golden and then add the green beans and sautee and then add the grated tomato and abt 2-3 tbls of tomato paste. fry this all and if u want u can add some fresh mushrooms. then u add abt 4-5 cups of water, salt, paprika powder, yellow food coloring ( not turmeric) and a good pinch of NITU DIDIS paella spice mix and NITU DIDIS PURE SPANISH SAFFON let it boil for abt 30 mins till stock is a little reduced. add juice of half a lime and also the frozen artichokes. abt 40 mins before you want to eat, heat the stock and add ur rice ( plain ordinary rice…not basmati or thai) and cook till rice is dry. if u have abt 3 cups of stock u need to add around 1 cup of rice. serve hot with lemon wedges
for best results use nitu didis pure spanish saffron
if u dont have a paella pan u can use a good frying pan
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!! I´m Loving It !!
thank you..yes its quite an awesome tasting rice!!