Quinoa Seafood Paella

Quinoa seafood paella recipe

3 cups cooked arborio rice

2 packets Morlife Mediterranean Tomato & Herb Risotto

1 teaspoon saffron threads-(optional)

3 tbsp olive oil

1 brown onion finely chopped

3 cloves garlic, crushed

2 tomatoes peeled diced

1 teaspoon sweet paprika

150-200 gms tiger prawns or your choice

50gms squid cut in rings

10-12 mussels

2/3 cup frozen peas

Parsley for topping

Lime wedges

Salt and pepper to taste


1) Cook quinoa as per packet instruction

2) Cook arborio (1 cup rice is to 1 cup water)

3) Sauteed in a hot pan- garlic, onions, tomatoes and add prawns.

4) Cook for at least 5 minutes before adding squid and mussels-do not overcook as squid and mussles will go rubbery

5) Then add quinoa and rice and make sure to blend well. You can add saffron at this time with salt and pepper for more flavour

6) Sprinkle with parsley and add lime wedges