How To Cook The Best Seafood Paella

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Best Seafood Paella Recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Rice Recipes, Seafood Recipes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4
Calories 284kcal
Cost $5-$20


  • 1/2 cup Glutinous rice
  • 1/2 cup Rice
  • 1/2 cup Squid cut into rings
  • 1/2 cup Shrimp cooked
  • 1 cup Clam cooked
  • 2 cups Mussels cooked
  • 1/2 tsp Saffron
  • 4 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 pc Onion cubed
  • 4 pcs Tomatoes cubed
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1/2 cup Green peas
  • 2 pcs Crabs
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1/2 cup Shrimp stock
  • 1 pc Lemon julienned
  • 1 pc Boiled egg sliced
  • 1/2 cup Water


  • Heat a cooking pan and pour olive oil.
  • Once the oil is hot, cook the shrimp then remove from the pan. Set aside.
  • In the same pan, half cook the squid then remove from the pan. Set aside.
  • Put-in garlic, onion and tomatoes in the same pan then saute until tomatoes melt.
  • Season with salt, pepper, paprika and saffron.
  • Pour-in the shrimp stock and water then stir well. Bring to a boil.
  • Then add the rice and glutinous rice. Cover and cook for about 20 minutes.
  • Once the rice is cooked, flatten it over the pan and sprinkle green peas on top.
  • Arrange the squid, shrimp, mussels, clams and crabs on top of the rice, and cook for another 15 minutes.
  • Then, put the sliced boiled eggs and lemon on top of the rice.
  • Serve while hot! Share and enjoy.


Calories: 284kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 124mg | Sodium: 725mg | Potassium: 346mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 472IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 74mg | Iron: 3mg

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