Northwest Seafood Paella

Seafood Paella
Seafood Paella

One of our new dishes in the restaurant, Northwest Seafood Paella, wild salmon, prawns, clams, alaskan cod, smoked chicken and house-made sausage “dirty” rice is a recipe that Chef Jeremy came up with that brings a little Southern flare to your dinner menu.

Northwest Seafood Paella

Serves 4

Paella Ingredients

1 tablespoon butter, unsalted
4 cups dirty rice
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 pound Manila clams
1/2 pound prawns, 21/25 raw
6 ounce halibut or cod, cubed
6 ounces salmon, cubed
1/2 sweet onion, sliced
1 carrot, peeled and sliced
1 stalk of celery, sliced
1 and 1/2 cups tomato broth
2 tablespoons butter
1 pinch salt and pepper
2 cups arugula
1/2 tablespoon olive oil
1 pinch sea salt, course

Paella Directions
  1. Rub a large cast Iron Skillet with the butter all up and down the sides.
  2. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees.
  3. Pack rice mixture tightly in the cast iron pan and then place in the oven.
  4. Heat a large fry pan to medium heat.
  5. Add olive oil and clams Warning: When clams start to open oil may pop so be careful.
  6. Once clams start to open add the prawns, fish, and veggies.
  7. Cook for 2 minutes or until the veggies are soft-All burners cook differently.
  8. Add tomato broth and turn down to a simmer and let cook until clams are fully open.
  9. Pull off burner and swirl in butter and taste for salt.
  10. Pull cast iron pan out of the oven and make sure the edges of the rice look toasted.
  11. Arrange seafood on top of rice with prawns and clams at the edge.
  12. Place the arugula in a tight tuff in the center of the dish.
  13. Drizzle arugula with olive oil ad finish with sea salt.
Dirty Rice Ingredients

3 and 1/2 cups Calrose rice, cooked
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon Coriander, ground
2 teaspoon chili pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 pinch saffron
4 ounces spicy Italian sausage, cooked and crumbled
2 chicken thighs, cooked and shredded (we use smoked)

Dirty Rice Directions
  1. Cook the rice following the directions on the back of the bag.
  2. Toss with spices and then finish with cooked ingredients.
  3. Season to taste with salt.
Tomato Broth Ingredients

14 and 1/2 ounces can stewed tomatoes
4 green olives, halved
1 roasted pepper, diced
3 pepperoncini, minced

Tomato Broth Directions
  1. Mix all this together and set aside.
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