Spanish Style Paella

Spanish Style Paella

Spanish Style Paella

4.70 from 13 votes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Pressure Cooking Time 3 minutes
Total Time 9 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Spanish
Servings 4
Calories 588 kcal


  • 8 Small mussels or clams
  • 2 tablespoons Olive oil
  • 1/2 pound Firm white fish such as monkfish, halibut, or scrod, cut in 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 pound Shrimp de-shelled
  • 1 Medium onion chopped
  • 3 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 Pimiento chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Parsley minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1 Small tomato skinned, seeded and chopped
  • 2 cups Rice short or long grain
  • 4 cups Fish stock clam juice, or chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup Peas
  • 1/4 teaspoon Saffron


  • Place 1 cup of water in the cooker and bring to a boil.
  • Add the mussels and cook until they open.
  • Discard the top shells and reserve the mussels on the bottom shells on a warm platter covered with foil.
  • Wash and dry the cooker thoroughly. Heat the oil until very hot and sauté the fish and the shrimp until they are just cooked. Move to the platter and cover tightly with foil.
  • Add the onion and garlic to the cooker and sauté until the onion is wilted. Stir in the pimiento, parsley, paprika, and then the tomato. Cook for 3 minutes.
  • Stir in the rice and coat well. Pour in the stock then add the peas and the saffron and bring to a boil.
  • Close the lid, bring to pressure and cook for 3 minutes on HIGH pressure or 6 minutes on LOW pressure.
  • After the time is up, remove the pressure cooker from the flame and let the pressure release naturally.
  • After the pressure has dropped, let sit, closed, for an additional 4 minutes. Remove the lid and stir in the reserved mussels, fish, and shrimp.


Calories: 588kcalCarbohydrates: 83gProtein: 35gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 162mgSodium: 1283mgPotassium: 807mgFiber: 3gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 589IUVitamin C: 20mgCalcium: 208mgIron: 4mg
Food Group Rice, Pasta & Grains, Seafood
Keyword Easy
Cooking Method Pressure Cooking, Sauteing
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