FIDEUÀ Recipe│ Rustic Catalan Pasta Paella, Monkfish, Clams, Shrimp, Aioli

Fideuà │ Rustic Catalan Pasta Paella, Monkfish, Clams, Shrimp, Aioli

Chef François de Mélogue

 

Ingredients for four servings:

¼ c.                            Olive Oil

1 T.                              Garlic slivers

pinch                         Saffron

16 pieces                 Shrimp

12 ounces                Monkfish, cut into four pieces

12                                Manila Clams

1 pound                    Fideuas Noodles, toasted

1 c.                             Tomatoes, Diced

1 T.                              Paprika

2 c.                             Chicken Stock

1 c.                             Tomato Sauce

¼ c.                            chopped Parsley

1 T.                              Butter

 

To Order:

 

  1. Heat olive oil, add garlic and cook till they start to turn brown.
  2. Add saffron, paprika, seafood, and toasted Fideo noodles.
  3. Add diced tomatoes, chicken stock and tomato sauce.
  4. Cook till pasta is done, about five to ten minutes.
  5. Finish with a little butter, chopped parsley and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil.
  6. Stir a big spoonful of Aioli into cooked pasta and garnish with yet another heaping spoonful!

 

Chefs Notes:

 

Fideuà: Valencian Pasta ‘Paella’; the main two differences from Paella is that Fideuà is made with Fideus noodles (toasted noodles resembling one inch segments of vermicelli) and that it is made almost exclusively with seafood.

 

 

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