It consists in a citrus-marinated fish with vegetables. It dates back to the early Pre-columbian, coastal civilizations of Northern Peru.
It is a dish that divides people between paella and fideua eaters on Sunday. But, in my opinion, neither paella is replaceable nor Fideua confronts our most iconic dish.
For my recipe I have used the classics: monkfish, squid and prawns. I believe everybody's likes are totally different so feel free to pick what do you like most.
Believe it or not, I have never eaten this dish even though I am Catalan. Does it has something to do with my parents being from Jaen? Most probably.
Think of steamed mussels with a silky, lightly thick, semi-sweet sauce and tender onion. Perfect for sharing like a good tapa, as a starter or even as a main dish if you prefer.
It had been a long time since I last ate paella so I decided to treat myself for the occasion. I mixed chicken and seafood because sometimes I cannot decide what to go for. The result is yet amazing.