Cascal’s Paella

Preparation time: 30 min - 2 hrs Cooking time: 35 minutes Easy - for beginners Serves: 4


A favorite dish prepared by world-class tapas restaurant Cascal, in Mountain View, CA. See video ad for overview.


  • 1 cup rice (specialty paella rice or short grain)
  • 2 oz olive oil
  • 2 tb sofrito
  • 2 lb seafood
  • 2 cups shrimp stock (or chicken stock)
  • 1 tsp saffron
  • 1/4 cup piquillo peppers
  • 1/4 cup peas
  • 1/4 cup green beans
  • 1 tb aioli


Saute rice on medium heat in skillet for about 8 minutes. Add the sofrito. Add stock and seafood and cook for 10 - 12 minutes. Mix in saffron, piquillo peppers and green beans. Add a little more stock if paella needs moisture. Bake uncovered in 350 degree oven for about 15 minutes. Remove and garnish with aioli, salt, and pepper.


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