pi-AY-yuh, pi-AYL-yuh] A Spanish dish of saffron-flavored rice combined with a variety of meats and shellfish (such as shrimp, lobster, clams, chicken, pork, ham and chorizo), garlic, onions, peas, artichoke hearts and tomatoes. It`s named after the special two-handled pan - also called paella - in which it`s prepared and served. The pan is wide, shallow and 13 to 14 inches in diameter.
A Spanish dish consisting of rice, saffron, a variety of meat and shellfish, garlic, onions, peas, tomatoes, and other vegetables. It's named for the wide, shallow pan it's cooked in. Recipe: Skillet Paella
A Spanish rice dish originating in the town of Valencia. There are hundreds of recipes for paella, all claiming to be authentic. The only ingredients that are necessary for paella are rice, tomatoes, and saffron. Other ingredients are chicken, chorizo, mussels, squid, peppers, and beans. More elaborate preparations include shrimp, lobster, and duck.
A traditional Spanish rice dish made with saffron, chicken, shellfish and vegetables. It is prepared in a paellara from which it derives its name. Various other ingredients are used to garnish many local varieties of the dish. see recipe