Spicy Seafood Paella
Spicy Seafood Paella
Try this quick, easy and spicy seafood paella recipe by Donal Skehan from Kitchen Hero.
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Technique Simmer
  • Preparation Time 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time 55 minutes
  • Yield 4 servings
  • 12 Prawns, shell on
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • Good pinch of Paprika, plus 1 teaspoons
  • A good grinding of Black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Olive oil
  • 150 grams Chorizo Sausage, cut into chunky discs
  • 1 large Onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 200 grams Arborio or Paella rice
  • A few Thyme sprigs
  • 1 teaspoon Tumeric
  • 1 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 125 millilitres White wine
  • 400 grams tin of Cherry tomatoes
  • 400 millilitres Fish stock
  • 1 large Squid, cut into rings
  • 150 grams frozen Peas
  • Good handful of Parsley, finely chopped, to garnish
  • Lemon wedges, to serve
  1. Put the prawns in a bowl and then add the garlic, paprika, black pepper and olive oil. Stir to coat the prawns and then set aside to marinate.
  2. Meanwhile, dry fry the chorizo in a pan over a high heat until the discs are sizzling and colored
  3. Remove them from the pan using a slotted soon and place on a plate lined with kitchen paper Save the oil the chorizo has produced in the pan.
  4. Cook the onion in the chorizo oil for about 6 minutes until softened, then add the rice, thyme, tumeric, cayenne and the remaining 1 teaspoon of paprika
  5. Cook for 3 minutes, then pour in the wine and cook for 1 minute before adding the tomatoes and stock
  6. Simmer for about 15 minutes, without stirring, then add the prawns (with the marinade) together with the squid, peas and chorizo. Simmer for 5 minutes
  7. Before serving, sprinkle over the parsley and tuck lemon wedges around the sides. Serve straight to the table and dig in!

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