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Piri Piri shrimp and chorizo paella

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Rations: 2
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  • 1 cup dry chorizo, cut into small cubes
  • 2 to 3 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1 tbs paprika (regular or smoked)
  • 1 small yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 or 2 red bell pepper, cut into small cubes
  • 1/2 tbs saffron
  • 1 cup arborio rice
  • 2 cups vegetable or fish broth
  • 1 tbs tomato paste
  • 1 cup Casa Das Tias Piri Piri sauce (medium or hot)
  • 3/4 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 300g shrimp, peeled
  • 1 bunch parsley or cilantro
  • 1 lemon


  1. Put the broth in a saucepan with the saffron and a pinch of salt.
  2. Bring to a gentle boil. Let simmer.
  3. Heat a drizzle of oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  4. Cook the onion, pepper, chorizo, paprika and garlic for 5-7 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Add the rice and tomato paste and mix well to cover each grain with oil.
  6. Add the broth and the Piri Piri sauce. Mix and bring to a boil.Cover and cook over medium heat for about 15 minutes until
  7. the rice absorbs most of the liquid. Stir a few times.
  8. If the rice seems dry, add more water or broth.
  9. Add the shrimp to the rice. Cover and cook for another 8-10 minutes until the seafood is cooked through.
  10. Serve and garnish with parsley, some lemon juice and a drizzle of olive oil to taste.

made with:

Medium Piri-Piri Sauce

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June 20, 2024


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