Main Dishes
Main Dishes

Easy Seafood Paella

Official MAGGI®
Easy Seafood Paella
10 min
28 min
Makes 12 servings, about 1 cup per serving

The Secret Ingredient


  • 4 1/2 cups hot water
  • 1 ½ tablespoons Maggi® Granulated Chicken Flavor Bouillon
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 ½ cups chopped onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 cups Arborio rice
  • 2 cups chopped tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 3 ounces firm white fish pieces
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 3 ounces peeled and deveined large shrimp
  • 3 ounces scallops
  • Chopped fresh parsley
  • Lemon wedges

Make It

Step 1

Combine water and bouillon in a large liquid measuring cup; stir to dissolve bouillon. Set aside.

Step 2

Heat oil in large cast iron skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring frequently, for 2 minutes. Add rice; cook, stirring frequently, for 2 minutes. Add tomatoes and paprika; cook, stirring frequently, for 2 minutes.

Step 3

Add 4 cups of prepared broth; stir. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low. Place fish in rice; cook for 10 minutes.

Step 4

Top with peas. Arrange shrimp and scallops over peas.

Step 5

Cover tightly with lid or foil; cook for 10 to 15 minutes or until shrimp and scallops are cooked through. If not cooked through, add more broth and cook a few minutes longer.

Step 6

Sprinkle with parsley. Serve with lemon wedges.