Oven-baked paella

Oven-baked paella

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  • 0:15 Prep
  • 0:45 Cook
  • 4 Servings
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  • 1/2 teaspoon loosely packed saffron threads
  • 1 tablespoon hot water
  • 1 large brown onion, finely chopped
  • 80mls (1/3 cup) white wine
  • 3 large garlic cloves, chopped
  • Salt & ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 large red capsicum, quartered, deseeded, cut into 1cm pieces
  • 1 large green capsicum, quartered, deseeded, cut into 1cm pieces
  • 2 medium ripe tomatoes, diced
  • 1.25L (5 cups) Massel chicken style liquid stock
  • 275g (21/4 cups) arborio rice
  • 350g firm white fish fillets (like ling), cut into 4cm pieces
  • 8 large green prawns, peeled, leaving tails intact, deveined
  • 8 black (local) mussels, scrubbed, debearded


  • Step 1
    Preheat oven to 180°C.
  • Step 2
    Place the saffron and hot water in a small bowl and set aside for 10 minutes to infuse.
  • Step 3
    Combine saffron mixture, onion, wine and garlic in a large 4.5L (18-cup) capacity flameproof casserole dish with lid. Cover and simmer over low heat, stirring often, for 5 minutes.
  • Step 4
    Season well with pepper and add the capsicum and tomatoes. Increase heat to medium-high, and cook, uncovered, stirring often, for 5 minutes.
  • Step 5
    Increase heat to high and add the stock and rice. Bring to the boil, stirring often.
  • Step 6
    Cover with lid and bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes. Remove from oven and stir well. Cover and bake for a further 8 minutes.
  • Step 7
    Remove from oven and season to taste. Stir in fish and prawns. Push mussels into rice. Cover and return to oven for a further 8 minutes or until fish and prawns are cooked and the mussels have opened. Discard any unopened mussels. Serve immediately.

  • High protein
  • Low fat
  • Low kilojoule


  • 1965 kj


  • 4.5g

    Fat Total

  • 5g


  • 41g


  • 65g

    Carbs (total)

All nutrition values are per serve
  • Author: Jan Castorina
  • Publication: Australian Good Taste

Source: taste.com.au


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