Paella, Saffron and Shrimp

Ingredients

1 pound Shrimp, peeled
1 whl onion, chopped
2 Cloves garlic, minced
1 1/2 cups Zucchini, chopped
3 whl tomatoes, seeded and chopped
1 1/2 cups Short-grain rice
1/2 teaspoon Saffron
1 teaspoon Salt
1 1/2 teaspoons Pepper
3 cups Hot water
4 tablespoons Parsley, chopped

Preparation

1
Crush saffron and steep in 1/4 cup of hot water.
2
In a paella pan, over medium heat, melt butter. Add shrimp and saute until pink, about 2 minutes. Transfer shrimp to a bowl. Add onion and garlic to pan and saute over low heat until slightly soft, about 7 minutes. Add zucchini and tomatoes and saute 3 minutes longer. Add rice, stir and add saffron with liquid, salt, pepper and hot water. Bring to boil and reduce to low heat, cover and cook until rice is done, about 20 minutes.
3
Return shrimp to pan, stir in the chopped parsley, turn off heat, cover and let sit for about 10 minutes.
4
Fluff and serve topped with parsley.

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Comments

Casas Decomida's picture

butter and paella dios mio, what the hell is that no coments I try to kill myself after that view, good by.

Yield:

4.0 servings

Added:

December 2, 2009

Creator:

Anonymous

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