Fideua (it’s like a paella but using noodles)

Fideua (it’s like a paella but using noodles)


  • 250 grams spaghettini cut into 1-inch pcs
  • 100 grams each red and green bell peppers sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 200 grams onions sliced
  • 200 grams mussels
  • 250 grams squid sliced
  • 250 grams shrimp peeled, leave tail on
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white wine
  • 750 ml fish stock
  • pinch saffron
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 100 grams sweet green peas
  • 1 piece hard-boiled egg
  • parsley
  • lemon slices


How to make fish stock:

  1. In a stockpot place shrimp shells, salt and pepper to taste, parsley, 100 grams onions, 1 bay leaf, saffron and 1-liter water. Bring to a boil, simmer 10 mins.

  2. Add Mussels and cook about 3 mins or until they open.

  3. Poach squid, cook 1-2 mins. Set aside.

  4. Strain stock and return to put. Keep at a simmer. Set aside.

  5. Preheat oven to 250 degrees C.


  1. Sauté onions, cook 2 mins or until translucent.

  2. Add garlic and cook until fragrant.

  3. Add peppers and cook 2 mins.

  4. Add noodles and cook 2 mins or until slightly brown.

  5. Deglaze with wine, cook off alcohol about a minute.

  6. Add paprika and hot stock. Cover with foil.

  7. Bake in oven for 15 mins.

  8. Add seafood and bake until 5-7 mins or until shrimp is cooked. Before serving, garnish with peas, hard boiled eggs, parsley and lemon segments

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