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Paella Rice

Paella Rice is an all-natural, timesaving blend of authentic Calasparra rice, fragrant herbs and warm spices, creating an outstanding shortcut to preparing traditional paella.

  • Short-grain Calasparra rice that expands to absorb flavors

  • Retains shape when cooked, not sticky or creamy

  • Naturally gluten free

  • Manitou Trading Company
    Price: $5.05
    $0.72 / Ounce

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    Suggested uses

  • Add Spanish chorizo, chicken, seafood or vegetables for authentic paella

  • Use as base for other traditional rice dishes such as jambalaya or arroz con pollo

  • Cook and serve as a simple side of flavored rice

  • Basic prep

    Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in heavy pan over medium heat. Add 1 cup Paella Rice and stir for 2 minutes. Add 3-1/2 cups water or stock and bring to a boil, stirring once. Reduce heat to low and cook, covered, until thin crust forms on bottom of pan, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand 10 minutes before serving.

    Storage & handling

    Store in a dry, cool place.

    Ingredients

    Rice, Contains 2% or less of Garlic, Salt, Onion, Chile pepper, Canola oil, Turmeric, Sugar, Spices, Paprika, Saffron.

    Paella Rice is an aromatic combination of traditional Calasparra rice blended with classic seasonings, creating a quick and convenient shortcut to preparing authentic paella. Spanish short-grain rice is the most commonly used paella rice because of its superior ability to absorb liquids up to 3 times its volume.

    Spanish Calasparra rice is also ideal for paella because of its leisurely maturing process , which is 30% slower than other kinds of rice. Harvested since the 14th century, this rice and its extended growing cycle produces exceptionally dehydrated kernels that are ready to absorb even more of the tasty sauces and flavors of paella broth.

    Pure saffron, an essential paella spice with exceptional, unique flavor, lends the rice its wonderful golden yellow hue, while other premium herbs, spices and aromatics give the rice its classic flavor, including garlic, onion, red chile flakes, paprika and turmeric.

    Classic recipe

    Quick Paella Casserole

    This hearty casserole is made easy with our Paella Rice, a convenient shortcut to delicious, authentic paella. Paella Seasoning adds all the requisite elements including saffron, thyme, garlic and chile.