Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Shrimp Paella.


Ingredients-

Deveined large shrimp -1lbs (for 2)

Parboiled rice 1lbs - Rinsed

Turmeric -1 or 2 tsp

Achiote powder 1 or 2 tsp

Onions - Chopped

Fresh Tomato - Diced

Garlic - Chopped

Chopped celery

Chipotle powder - 1 or 1/2 tsp

Italian Seasoning - 1tsp

Crushed chili pepper 1-2 tsp

Green peas- 1/4 cup

Olive Oil - 4tbs

Butter - One leveled tbs

Salt

Black pepper

Water or stock



Method-

(Set aside your shrimp and green peas)

Heat up your olive oil and butter @ med heat

Add chopped onion, garlic, tomato, turmeric, celery, chipotle, achiote and let fry for 1 min

Add rice and water/chicken stock (measure your water just like regular boiled rice)

Add Italian seasoning, onion powder, salt and black pepper

Taste and adjust your seasoning

Stick pot in the oven and let cook @ 350dgrs for 15 mins

Add your shrimp and and green peas and let cook till done


Serve and enjoy with a glass of Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc or Pino Gris.

1 comment:

StandTall-The Activist said...

this will be very delicious