seafood paella

seafood paella

seafood paella

Prepared and served in the same pan, this seafood paella dish is a special way to treat your guests.

  • 50 mins
  • 4-6
  • Intermediate


  • 30ml olive or avocado oil
  • 250g packet diced bacon
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 410g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1L fish stock
  • 250ml rice
  • 1kg seafood marinara mix, defrosted
  • 500ml peas
  • handful parsley, chopped
  • 3 lemons, cut into wedges


  1. Heat oil on medium-high and fry the bacon until crisp. Add the onion and garlic and fry for about 5 minutes or until soft. Add the tomatoes and stock and bring to a boil. Season. Cook, stirring occasionally, for about 20 minutes or until rice is tender.
  2. Add the seafood and peas and cook for about 5 minutes or until cooked. Season. Add parsley and squeeze some lemon juice over to taste. Serve with the remaining lemon wedges.

Magazine issue date: May, 2018

Joni van der Merwe

About Joni van der Merwe

Digital editor I’m getting married in 2018 and I think it’s the perfect time to focus on my relationship with not only my fiance but my friends, family and colleagues too. I want to nurture and cherish the people I love by being more understanding and present in their lives.