005070 Rice with Crab recipe – Spanish recipes

Seafood lovers will be delighted when they try this delicious dish made in an earthenware casserole pot. Crab, crayfish, and a combination of vegetables that includes a delicate hint of ñora pepper and bay leaf, combining flavours to create a sweet dish that will satisfy even the most demanding of palates.

Traditional Spanish recipes from the region of Valencia.

 Its local name is “Arroz con Cangrejos” which means “Rice with Crab” in Spanish

 

Local name of the dish: Arroz con Cangrejos

Place of origin: Spanish recipes, recipes from Valencia

Type of course: Main dish

Type of cooking: Boiled

 

List of ingredients of Rice with Crab recipe:

  • 1 buey (large sea crab) 500gr (1.10 lbs),
  • 4 nécoras (smooth-shelled crabs),
  • 1/2 bocas (large crab pincers),
  • 1400 gr (3.08 lbs) rock scampi,
  • 400 gr (0.88 lbs) rice,
  • 1 tomato,
  • 1 head of garlic,
  • 2 dried red peppers,
  • 1 onion,
  • 1 laurel leaf,
  • 3 mint leaves,
  • Water,
  • Salt,
  • Saffron,
  • Extra virgin olive oil.

 

Preparation of Rice with Crab recipe:

  • Heat the olive oil in an earthenware pan.
  • Salt lightly, and then add the crabs (buey, nécora and bocas) and the scampi.
  • Fry lightly, remove and save till later.
  • Use the same oil to fry the chopped onion, garlic, tomato, red pepper, laurel.
  • When done add the water.
  • Now add the saffron, crabs and scampi.
  • Simmer for 1/2 hour before adding the rice.
  • Salt to taste and sprinkle in three small mint leaves.

 

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