Traditional Paella Valenciana

Who doesn’t love paella! This is our take on Traditional Paella Valenciana.



1 cup green peas

Salt and pepper to taste

4 tbsp. of olive oil

5 drops of lemon juice

2 strands of saffron

1 branch of marjoram

1 sprig of parsley

1 chopped onion

1 cup green beans

2 cups of rice

1 green bell pepper cut into strips

1 red bell pepper cut into strips

500 g shrimp

500 g cooked mussels

1 kg of clams

200 g of sliced ​​chorizo

500 g of pork ribs

1 chicken cut into pieces



  1. Keep the thighs, breast, and chicken legs on the side; cook the other pieces in 1 1/4 liters of water with the parsley, marjoram, salt and pepper to make a broth; strain and reserve.


  1. In a paella pan, heat the oil and fry the chicken pieces that you reserved together with the ribs; when they begin to brown, remove them and reserve.


  1. In the same fat fry the chorizo ​​and the onion; remove the excess fat and add the rice, stir it with fat, add the fried chicken, the ribs and the vegetables.


  1. Measure the chicken broth, it should be 1 liter (if necessary add  water); add the saffron and stir the liquid.


  1. Pour over the rice, add the lemon drops and arrange the seafood. Cover with aluminum foil, lower the heat and cook for 20 minutes.


  1. Halfway through cooking, season with salt and pepper, add the chorizo ​​and cook until the rice is soft but whole.


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