Seafood Paella with Crab and Sugar Snap Peas

Seafood Paella with Crab and Sugar Snap Peas

Serves 6

If you're not partial to mussels or one of the other seafood ingredients, simply substitute more of your favorite instead.

Ingredients: 
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 12 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 medium red onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cup Texmati or basmati rice, rinsed once
  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth, divided
  • 2 cups dry white wine, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon saffron threads
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon marjoram
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 pound peeled and deveined shrimp
  • 1/2 pound sea scallops, halved
  • 12 mussels, scrubbed and debearded
  • 1 pound king crab, cut into 3-inch pieces (optional)
  • 2 cups sugar snap peas, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1/4 cup chopped roasted yellow peppers
  • 1/4 cup chopped roasted tomatoes
  • 1/2 lemon, Juice of
  • 1/2 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
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Method: 

In a paella pan or large skillet, heat oil over medium heat and cook garlic until soft, about 3 minutes. Add onion and cook for 3 minutes. Add rice and cook, stirring frequently, for about 4 minutes, or until rice becomes translucent. Add 3 cups of the broth, 1 cup of the wine, saffron, paprika, marjoram, red pepper flakes and salt. Cover and reduce heat to a simmer. Cook 15 minutes. Check occasionally, keeping moist with more broth, if needed. Add all shrimp, scallops, mussels, crab, peas, yellow peppers, tomatoes and the remaining broth and wine. Cover and cook 5 minutes, or until mussels are open and completely cooked. Squeeze lemon over entire dish and sprinkle with parsley. Serve straight from the pan.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:530 calories (90 from fat), 10g total fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 95mg cholesterol, 1160mg sodium, 65g carbohydrate (3g dietary fiber, 9g sugar), 30g protein
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