8 June 2024
Valencian Paella - recipe - photo: happyJames
Valencian Paella- recipe - photo: happyJames

Valencian Paella

70 min. total time

Ingredients for 6 portions

500 g Pork loin roast
2 Pcs Bell pepper
3 Pcs Garlic cloves
1 Pcs Onion
6 Tbsp Olive oil
10 Pcs Shrimp (Tiger Prawn)
800 g Short-grain rice
1 Leaf Bay leaf
1 Pinch Saffron
2 Tbsp Tomato paste
50 g Butter
2 l Chicken brotd
1 Can Peas
2 Pinch Sea salt
1 Pinch Pepper


  1. Peel and chop the onion and garlic into small cubes. Wash, deseed, and slice the bell peppers. Cut the pork into 4 cm thick fillets and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a casserole dish, sear the fillets until browned, then set aside. Quickly sauté the prawns in the same pan, season with sea salt, and keep warm.
  3. Add the onion, garlic, and bell peppers to the casserole dish and sauté on medium heat. Add the rice, bay leaf, tomato paste, and saffron, mix well, and pour in the broth.
  4. Place the prawns and fillets on top of the simmering paella and cook on low heat for 20 minutes. Stir in the peas and simmer for another 15 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in 1 tbsp of butter, and let it sit for 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition score


24,03 g

38,26 g

116,26 g

70 min. total time | 20 min. preparation time | 50 min. cook & rest time

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