Recipe courtesy of Columbia Restaurant

Paella Valenciana

Getting reviews...
  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 55 min
  • Prep: 30 min
  • Cook: 25 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
Share This Recipe

Ingredients

Garnish:

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Pulverize the saffron to create a powder using a mortar and pestle, and then add to a saucepan with the chicken stock and heat. Allow the saffron to dissolve; keep warm until ready to use.
  3. Heat the oil in a large Paella pan or large ovenproof casserole and saute the garlic, tomatoes, onions and green peppers until the onions are transparent. Add the chicken and pork, sprinkle generously with salt and black pepper, and cook until the meat is lightly browned on all sides. Add the shrimp, squid, scallops, clams and mussels and saute for 1 minute. Pour in the saffron chicken stock, rice and bay leaf; stir well. Bring to a boil, and then cover and transfer to the oven to bake until the rice is done, about 20 minutes.
  4. For garnish and assembly: Sprinkle the paella with the wine and garnish with the peas, asparagus tips and roasted red peppers. Serve out of the pan.

Fudge Factor

Chocolate Desserts

Indulge in our decadent chocolate desserts, from cookies and cakes to puddings, souffles and truffles.

Over-the-Top-Delicious Treats to Satisfy Your Food Obsession

Are you infatuated with ice cream? Do you lust over lobster? Swoon at the sight of chocolate? Here's the best recipe for each food …

Review: Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert's Chocolate Bar Nov 16, 2012

Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert have teamed up with master chocolatier Christopher Curtin to create the "Good & Evil" chocolate b …

How-To: Chocolate Cream Puffs

Make this classic and elegant French dessert using our step-by-step guide.

Essentials: Chocolate Basics Sep 1, 2016

Satisfy that chocolate craving in your very own kitchen. All you need is baking chocolate and a little know-how. It also helps to …

Sifted: Plan-Ahead Valentine's Day Desserts Feb 6, 2013

By: Lauren Miyashiro

Get our take on the best in food news, recipes and more from around the web, including the best Valentine's Day recipes.

Valentine's Day Four-Ingredient Dessert Feb 12, 2013

By: Cameron Curtis

The best part of this Valentine's Day dessert? It requires only four ingredients: chocolate, butter, eggs and sugar.

Easy Gift Idea: Chocolate-Covered Toffee Feb 7, 2013

Looking for an easy gift idea? Cooking Channel's recipe for Chocolate-Covered Toffee is just the ticket. A touch of coffee in the …

How to Chop and Melt Chocolate

Lots of recipes call for melted chocolate. Follow these step-by-step instructions to do it properly.

The Craziest Chocolate Creations for American Chocolate Week Mar 17, 2013

It’s officially American Chocolate Week. Check out photos of mind-blowing chocolate creations.

Nostalgic, Old-Fashioned and Retro Candy and Candy Bars

Take a sweet trip down memory lane by ogling these old-school candy bars and confections.

How to Make Truffles

Learn how to make a chocolate lover's favorite treat: the classic truffle made from smooth chocolate ganache.

Meatless Monday: Chocolate For Dinner Feb 13, 2012

By: Michelle Buffardi

Celebrate Meatless Monday and Valentine's Day (a day early) with Bobby Flay's Poached Eggs in Mole Sauce.