Here is an easy to cook version of seafood paella that comes together in your crockpot. Try out this delicious recipe today!

How To Make Crockpot Seafood Paella

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Preparation:
30 mins
Cooking:
5 hrs 30 mins
Total:
6 hrs
Serves:
6

Ingredients

  • 10 fresh mussels in shells
  • 10 fresh clams in shells
  • 3 cup chicken broth
  • .75 grams saffron
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ½ cup onion finely chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 ½ cup converted white rice rinsed, uncooked
  • ½ lb jumbo shrimp uncooked , in shells
  • 9 oz frozen sweet peas
  • 1 sprig Italian parsley
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ cup roasted red peppers sliced

Instructions

  • Fully clean your mussels and clams until all sand is removed.
  • Discard any open or broken shells and carefully remove any barnacles.
  • Set in the refrigerator once cleaned.
  • Heat your chicken broth in the microwave for about 15 to 20 seconds or until hot.
  • Stir in the saffron and let rest for about five minutes.
  • Pour into your crockpot and continue to the next step.
  • Heat the oil in a large pot over medium-high heat.
  • Once hot, add the onion, garlic and rice. Let cook for about two minutes or until the onion softens.
  • Pour into the crockpot along with the roasted red peppers and stir to combine.
  • Add the salt and parsley and then cover and cook on low for four to five hours.
  • Add the seafood and peas to the pot during the last 35 minutes or an hour of cooking.
  • Cook on high until the shrimp are thoroughly heated and the clams and mussels have opened up.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 350kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 100mg | Sodium: 1337mg | Potassium: 361mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 432IU | Vitamin C: 35mg | Calcium: 97mg | Iron: 3mg