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40 49.6g / 40%
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African - style Easy Main course

Jollof Paella

(2)
50 Min
Intermediate
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Nutrition Value

Carbohydrates
49,64 g
Energy
506,67 kcal
Total fat
16,52 g
Fiber
3,67 g
Protein
39,53 g
Saturated Fats
9,61 g
Sodium
842,02 mg
Sugars
6,73 g
Information per serving

Ingredients

6 Portions

This dish has been optimized for 6 servings. Quantity and times may need to be varied. Here you can find more information about adjusted portion sizes:

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ingredient_quantity
recipe ingredient
2  tbsp
Oil, corn, peanut, and olive
4  cups
White Rice
1.5 
Onion (Chopped)
2 
Fresh Pepper
1 
Red bell Pepper
4 
Fresh Tomatoes
2  sprigs
Lemon Grass
1  cup
Coconut Milk
2 
MAGGI Shrimp
0.5  tsp
Chopped Ginger
0.5  tsp
Garlic (Chopped)
3  cups
Water
1  large
Carrot (Diced)
1 
Green Bell Pepper
10 
jumbo unpeeled, deveined raw shrimp (tail on)
4  Fillets
Seafood mix (Cod, Squid)

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Instruction

50 Minutes
  • Step1

    10 Min
    Put a pan on fire, add the coconut oil and allow to heat. Add onions and fry for 3 minutes. Chop the pepper, tomatoes, red bell pepper, ginger, garlic. Add the chopped vegetables and fry for 3 minutes.
  • Step2

    35 Min
    Add coconut milk, water, 2 MAGGI Shrimp then bring to boil. Add rice and stir, allow to cook for 20 minutes. Add the seafood mix, big prawns. Stir and cook for 5 minutes Add 1/4 cup of water if more liquid is needed
  • Step3

    5 Min
    Add green bell pepper and diced carrots and add to the rice. Cut the lemon grass finely and add to the rice. Let simmer for 5 minutes.
Jollof Paella

Step1 of 3

Put a pan on fire, add the coconut oil and allow to heat. Add onions and fry for 3 minutes. Chop the pepper, tomatoes, red bell pepper, ginger, garlic. Add the chopped vegetables and fry for 3 minutes.

Jollof Paella

Step2 of 3

Add coconut milk, water, 2 MAGGI Shrimp then bring to boil. Add rice and stir, allow to cook for 20 minutes. Add the seafood mix, big prawns. Stir and cook for 5 minutes Add 1/4 cup of water if more liquid is needed

Jollof Paella

Step3 of 3

Add green bell pepper and diced carrots and add to the rice. Cut the lemon grass finely and add to the rice. Let simmer for 5 minutes.

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