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Yesterday's step by step Paella (Picture heavy)

BenCourBenCour Posts: 62
edited 1:43PM in EggHead Forum
I decided to do my first outdoor paella yesterday on the Large, so here is a summary :

The prep !
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Saute the chicken
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Then the pork
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Then the ham and Chorizo,
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Now some shallots, ognions, garlic and hot peper
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A nice cold Blonde D'Achouffe to help me get through this B)
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Browning the rice
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Gradually adding the chicken/saffron broth
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Scallops and shrimps, waiting for their turn
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The rice is almost ready
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Adding back the meat
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Then the scallops and shrimps
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Et voila !
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Comments

  • That looks fantastic. I should really give that a try one of these days.
  • roosterrooster Posts: 252
    nice!!!! Pics and food. I like your pan, where did you get it. What size.
  • Now that looks like it would have won a throwdown.
  • Hello Rooster,

    The pan is 15.5 inches wide. I can tell you where I got it but I don't think it will help much ;), it's called Depres Laporte, a shop here in Laval, a suburb of Montreal. Here is the site

    Ben
  • Thank you crimsongator,

    Not only did it look good but it was also tasting eggcellent B)

    Ben
  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Now...........that is a great looking paella my friend......where did you get the paella dish with the vertical handles??
  • Beautiful job, a real tutorial on how to do paella.

    It's obvious this is only your first outside paella. Efficient and well-organized.

    All I need now is a source to buy oignons stateside... ;)

    Two questions:

    (1) What functional benefit is there to using the adjustable rig for this cook?

    (2) Re the pan...are you satisfied with the 15.5 pan, and is this measurement taken from the outside of the handles, or did you need to bend the handles up to make the pan fit?

    Thanks for the post. Nice work!
  • Hello Charleston Dave,

    For the oignons, I can always try to ship you some ;)

    To answer your questions,

    The pan is kind of thin so I was trying to be a bit further from the fire to prevent sticking. I'm not sure if it helped. For sure you can do without it.

    Yes the 15.5 is taken from the outside, the handles were already like that so I didn't have to modify anything.

    Ben
  • magnificent!
  • Hello Beli,

    For the paella dish, just look a few post above. Right under Rooster's post.

    Cheers,

    Ben
  • GrumpsGrumps Posts: 182
    Beautiful paella! Thanks for the post.
  • rsmdalersmdale Posts: 2,472
    Nice paella,one of my favorite dishes to do on the egg.Good job on the cook and great pics.


    GOOD EATS AND GOOD FRIENDS

    DALE
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    WOW!YUMMEE lookin eats! ;)
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