Arroz a la Marinera

A Dish of Seafood and Rice

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By Alan Davidson

Published 1981

  • About

Valencia is the great rice region of Spain, and the Valencian Paella is a justly famous rice dish. The paella includes a mixture of seafood, chicken, pork and maybe sausages. Arroz a la marinera is the name given to a paella-type dish in which the rice is accompanied by seafood alone. You will need:


  • ¼ litre (9 fl oz) olive oil
  • 750 g (1


Heat the olive oil and add the pieces of angler-fish, squid and cuttlefish. When these are golden add the chopped onion and tomato and paprika. Continue to fry all this for a few minutes, taking care not to burn the paprika.

Next add the rice and twice the quantity by volume of fish stock. (This will work out at just over 2