Rice with lobsters, a pleasure for all the senses

This rice dish is not difficult to cook, and it will surprise all your guests. It is really significant to get the most high-quality ingredients in order to prepare this recipe. Although sometimes seafood could be a bit expensive, this is worth it to get the best version of this dish. So, a visit to the market of your neighbourhood or village is a must. This delicious rice is recommended to accompany by your favourite salad. Below are all the steps to prepare this dish.

Ingredients (4 serves):

  • 8 lobsters or king prawns
  • 400 g of round or ‘bomba’ rice (typical rice from Valencia)
  • 4 small squids
  • 20 fresh prawns
  • 2 onions
  • 1 large red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of tomato paste
  • 2 litres fish stock
Rice with lobster.

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How to prepare it:

  1. Firstly, it is necessary to prepare the ‘fumet’, i.e., is the fish stock. Keep this stock at a warm temperature before adding it to the rice.
  2. In a frying pan, add a little oil in order to sauté the lobsters on a high heat for one minute on each side, to give more flavour to the whole recipe.
  3. Remove the lobsters once browned and add the finely chopped onion and red pepper.
  4. Sauté them with a little salt for at least 20 minutes. It is important that the vegetables are also well browned.
  5. Next, add the squid, previously sliced and cleaned. Cook for 10 minutes over a medium heat. Finish by adding the tomato paste.
  6. Once everything is ready, add the rice and the hot stock.
  7. Cook this for 18-20 minutes, or until the rice is cooked.
  8. A few minutes before the rice is almost ready, add the peeled prawns so that they are cooked but not overcooked.

This recipe is a pleasure for all the senses.

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