Everyday Meals

Seafood Paella


A delicious Spanish inspired seafood paella

Prep time:15 mins

Cook time:35 mins

Serves: 3


  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 100g chorizo, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 small red capsicum, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup medium grain rice
  • 4 cups fish or chicken stock, boiling
  • 1 pinch saffron threads
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 280g pack chilled John West Seafood Selection
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen peas
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves
  • Lemon wedges, for serving


Step 1

Heat oil in a heavy based frypan, add chorizo and cook until browned. Add garlic, onion and capsicum and cook until vegetables have softened.

Step 2

In the same pan, add rice, 3 cups of stock, saffron and paprika. Cook on medium heat for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. The rice should be almost tender at this stage.

Step 3

Add the John West Seafood Selection, peas, salt and pepper, parsley and remaining cup of stock and stir through. Continue to cook paella uncovered for a further 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve with lemon wedges.

Tasty Tip!

Add 1 teaspoon of harissa paste for some extra spice.

Seafood Paella
Average user rating:
  • 4

Featured in this recipe

  • Seafood Selection 280g

    Seafood Selection 280g

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