Cuban Paella

 

Paella, the Cuban version of this classic rice dish has seafood in every bite. Three Guys. Hundreds of recipes. On the web since 1996.

What you will need

1/2 cup olive oil (more or less)

1 cup diced ham

1 cup chorizo sausage, sliced into 1/2 inch pieces

2 1/2 cups onion, diced

1 1/2 cups green bell pepper, chopped

1 1/2 cups red bell pepper, chopped

6 cloves garlic, minced

3 1/2 cups parboiled rice

4 cups chicken broth

3/4 cup red wine

dash of Bijol powder

4 cans smoked clams or oysters with oil

2 teaspoons salt

2 pounds large raw shrimp, peeled and de-veined

1 1/2 pound scallops

1/2 pound crabmeat, frozen leg sections cut in pieces

4-8 medium lobster tails

8 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs

1 red or green bell pepper sliced and used as a garnish

1 cup green peas frozen

12 fresh clams or mussels in the shell

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