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Seafood Paella

Mussels, anchovies and your favourite sea food, with rice, cooked in a vegetable Bisto Bouillon

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 30 mins
Serves: 10
Serving Size: 440g


  • 20ml Vegetable Oil
  • 300g Onions, chopped
  • 2 Chillies, chopped
  • 1¬†Garlic Clove crushed
  • 675g Long Grain Rice
  • 1 Pinch Saffron
  • 2500ml Boiling Water
  • 60g Bisto¬†Vegetable Bouillon Paste
  • 450g Fresh Mussels
  • 325g Mixed seafood
  • 100g Fresh Anchovies
  • 4 Tbsp's Fresh Mixed Herbs, chopped


  1. Heat the oil and fry the onion, garlic & chilli for a few minutes until softened
  2. Add the rice and cook for 2 minutes, stirring
  3. Soak the saffron strands in the boiling water, add the bouillon paste and stir until dissolved. Gradually add to the rice, simmering gently between each addition, cook for about 20-25 minutes until the rice is tender and most of the liquid has been absorbed.
  4. simmer and steam the mussels in a little boiling water or stock for 2-3 minutes until opened (discard any which have not opened)
  5. Add the mussels to the rice together with the seafood, anchovies and herbs and warm through gently.

Additional Tips

For an even healthier alternative, try adding a little brown rice.