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Paella
Method
  • In a pot, add the shrimp shells, shrimp heads, bouillon cube, saffron and water..
  • Place over high heat and bring to a boil.
  • Place a pan over high heat and let it get very hot.
  • Cut the chicken into strips and then into 1 cm cubes.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to the hot pan and add half of the chorizo.
  • Sauté for 1 minute until it turns golden and gives its aroma to the olive oil. Remove from pan and set aside.
  • In the same pan, add the chicken cubes and sauté for 2-3 minutes until golden on all sides. Remove from pan along with juices and set aside.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to the same pan and add the remaining chorizo.
  • Sauté for 1 minute until it turns golden and add aroma to the oil.
  • Remove from pan but don’t remove the oil from the pan.
  • Add the shrimp and sauté for 2 minutes until golden on both sides. Remove from pan and set aside.
  • Place the same pan back on heat and add 3 tablespoons of olive oil.
  • Finely chop the onion and garlic and add to the pan. Sauté until golden.
  • Add the rice and stir for 2 minutes with a wooden spoon.
  • Add the paprika and wine. Stir with wooden spoon until the alcohol evaporates.
  • Lower heat to medium and simmer for 15 minutes without a lid, until all of the liquid is soaked up. Stir often.
  • Add the chicken, chorizo, shrimp, mussels, peas and cherry tomatoes.
  • Stir with wooden spoon, cover with lid and simmer for 5 minutes until the mussels open.
  • Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Finely chop the green part of the spring onions, dill and parsley.
  • Remove lid and check on the mussels. Discard any mussels that have not opened up!!
  • Add salt, pepper, 3 tablespoons of olive oil, spring onions, dill, parsley, lemon zest and lemon juice.
  • Stir thoroughly and serve with extra dill, parsley and lemon wedges.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

459
Calories (kcal)
23 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

20.6
Total Fat (g)
29 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

4.4
Saturated Fat (g)
22 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

32.5
Total Carbs (g)
12 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

4.2
Sugars (g)
5 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

33.9
Protein (g)
68 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

2.4
Fibre (g)
10 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

2.1
Sodium (g)
34 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.