Friday, March 11, 2011

Shrimp Paella


Deveined large shrimp -1lbs

Parboiled rice 1lbs

Turmeric -1 or 2 tsp

Achiote powder 1 or 2 tsp

Onions - Chopped

Fresh Tomato - Diced

Garlic - Chopped

Chipotle powder - 1 or 1/2 tsp

Italian Seasoning - 1tsp

Crushed chili pepper 1-2 tsp

Olive Oil - 4tbs

Butter - One leveled tbs


Black pepper

Water or stock


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 seasoning

Add shrimp

Place pot in the oven and let cook @ 350dgrs for 15 mins or till done

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

1 comment:

Ms. Catwalq said...

Can I please have your recipe for fried pepper stew?