Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Outdoor Paella

Decided to inaugurate the new outdoor grill that DH built in June with a yummy paella for a crowd. Inspired by Mark Bittmann, we set forth with some simple ingredients and a handful of wood from the backyard.

Yummy andouille sausage from Paulina Market goes into the pan for a light saute.

Alice browns the chicken thighs.

Frying the sofrito. We had leftover grilled red bell pepper from the night before, which I chopped and added to the pan.

Everyone back in the pan! The chicken and sausage are nestled in with the rice and bubbling stock turned crimson with saffron.

The final dish, just about done, with the addition of mussels, shrimp, and scallops. Oops, I forgot the peas!

1 comment:

Mar said...

Looks good. And sounded awesome over the phone.