Easy Oven Paella For Holiday Entertaining



Serves 8


2 kilos jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined,
1 lb Sea Scallops
2 1/2 cups hen broth
1/2 cup clam broth
1/2 teaspoon crushed saffron
4 hyperlinks Italian candy sausage, sliced skinny
1 lb ( about 12) hen tenders
Salt and freshly floor pepper
¼ cup olive oil
1 massive onion, chopped superb
1 inexperienced pepper and 1 crimson chopped superb
4 cloves garlic, chopped superb
1/2 teaspoon smoked Spanish (pimenton) paprika
1 cup canned diced tomatoes
1 1/2 cups Spanish short-grain rice, bomba most well-liked
1 cup peas
Lemon wedges


Mix hen and clam broth. Add the saffron to the broth.

Pat the hen dry. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

In a heavy skillet on excessive warmth, add sufficient olive oil to movie the pan. Saute sausage and take away it from a container. Add the hen and brown on all sides, about quarter-hour. Switch the hen to the container with the sausage.

Add the onions and peppers to the oil remaining within the pan and saute over medium-low warmth till the greens are softened about 10 minutes. Add the garlic and paprika and cook dinner one other 2 minutes, however don’t let the garlic brown. Add the tomatoes and cook dinner 2 minutes longer.

The combination could also be ready a day forward so far and refrigerated.
Subsequent day reheat the combination and proceed with the instructions.

End the dish: About 45 minutes earlier than serving, place an oven rack on the bottom place of the oven and preheat the oven to 400 levels F. Scatter the peas over the vegetable combination within the massive skillet.
Pour the combination into a big baking dish.
Distribute the rice over the hen/sausage/ vegetable combine and stir to coat.
Deliver broth to the boil. Pour it over the rice.

Rigorously place the paella within the oven and bake for quarter-hour. Push the seafood into the paella and bake for 15-20 extra minutes or till the shellfish are cooked.
Don’t stir the rice combination all through the cooking course of.

Take away the paella from the oven. Cowl with a tent of aluminum foil and permit the dish to relaxation for five minutes. Because it stands, the remaining liquid will likely be absorbed and the rice will turn out to be tender.

Selfmade Tostada Shells


Vegetable oil
Taco seasoning
12 corn tortillas
Salt and pepper


Preheat the oven to 400 levels F. Calmly brush the corn tortillas on either side with oil

Place in a single layer on a baking sheet. Sprinkle frivolously with salt and pepper and taco seasoning on either side.

Bake for quarter-hour, turning them over midway by the baking time.


Spanish Olive and Orange Salad


1 massive butter or Boston lettuce, torn into small items
1⁄2 crimson onions, reduce into skinny slices
16 massive pitted Spanish inexperienced olives, sliced
1 massive navel orange, peeled, sliced into rounds, then halved
1 teaspoon dried oregano
½ cup contemporary orange juice
¼ cup contemporary lemon juice
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
2 tablespoons honey
Salt and pepper to style
½ cup additional virgin olive oil


Combine the dressing components.

Mix salad components in a salad bowl. Add sufficient dressing simply to moisten the leaves.
Serve on particular person salad plates.