Peruvian Arroz con Mariscos (Rice with Seafood)

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Arroz con Mariscos, or Peruvian rice with seafood, is a great dish for those looking for a hearty meal. Loaded with shrimp, squid, and clams, this rice dish will certainly fill your belly. Pair with some crusty bread and a salad and you’ve got a meal that your family will love.

Can you substitute chicken broth for fish broth?

Of course. The recipe won’t have as strong of a seafood flavor, but you can safely make this substitute if fish broth isn’t easy to find in your store. You could also use vegetable broth.

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Do I have to use wine to make Arroz con Mariscos?

No. The flavor will vary slightly, but you can add more broth in place of the wine, if you prefer.

Where do I find salsa de aji Amarillo?

Check the ethnic food section of your grocery store. If you can’t find it there, you can order from Amazon or Walmart.com.

What are the ingredients to make Arroz con Mariscos?

To make this Arroz con Mariscos recipe you are going to need the following ingredients:

  • Olive oil
  • Onion
  • Garlic cloves
  • Salsa de aji amarillo
  • Tomato paste
  • White wine
  • Shrimp
  • Squid rings
  • Clams
  • Fish broth
  • Cooked rice
  • Heavy cream
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper

How to make Arroz con Mariscos

Now that you have gathered your ingredients, it is time to make Arroz con Mariscos. All you have to do is follow the steps below:

Heat the olive in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until transparent, around 5 minutes.

Add the garlic and sauté until fragrant, around 1 minute. Garlic is quick to burn. Do not leave the pan unattended or you will have to start over if the garlic burns.

Add the salsa de aji amarillo and stir to combine. Add the tomato paste and cook for 1 more minute. The sauce should be fragrant and fill your kitchen with delicious scents.

Add the white wine, shrimp, squid rings and clams and stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper and cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until wine is reduced.

Add the fish broth and the cooked rice and stir. Add the heavy cream and parmesan cheese and cook for a couple more minutes. Season with salt and pepper if needed. Remember to taste the food as you go to make sure everything is well-seasoned.

Serve topped with chopped cilantro and parmesan cheese.

This pairs beautifully with some crusty bread and a salad.

Your Arroz con Mariscos is ready to serve!

Arroz con Mariscos Recipe

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Arroz con Marisco

Arroz con Marisco

Yield: 4 servings

Looking for a hearty and delicious meal? Try this Peruvian Arroz con Marisco or rice with seafood recipe. It's loaded with shrimp, squid, and clams and is sure to satisfy your hunger. Plus, it's easy to make so you can have dinner on the table in no time.

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 2 Garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 Cup salsa de aji amarillo
  • 1/4 Cup tomato paste
  • 1/4 Cup white wine
  • 1/2 Pound shrimp, peeled and cooked
  • 1/2 Pound squid rings
  • 1/2 Pound clams
  • 1/4 Cup fish broth
  • 2 Cups cooked rice
  • 1/4 Cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 Cup parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Heat the olive in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until transparent, around 5 minutes.
  2. Add the garlic and sauté until fragrant, around 1 minute.
  3. Add the salsa de aji amarillo and stir to combine. Add the tomato paste and cook for 1 more minute. The sauce should be fragrant.
    Add the white wine, shrimp, squid rings and clams and stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper and cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until wine is reduced.
  4. Add the fish broth and the cooked rice and stir. Add the heavy cream and parmesan cheese and cook for a couple more minutes. Season with salt and pepper if needed.
  5. Serve topped with chopped cilantro and parmesan cheese.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 518Total Fat: 21gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 312mgSodium: 1725mgCarbohydrates: 36gFiber: 2gSugar: 5gProtein: 42g

These nutritional calculations might not be accurate. Please speak with a licensed nutritionist to assist you.

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