Paella Potjie Recipe

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Paella Potjie
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  1. Heat the oil in the pot. Lightly brown the pepper, onion, pork and chicken. Cover and simmer slowly for an hour or until the meat is nearly done.
  2. Add the saffron, bay leaves and chicken stock cubes to the boiling water and set aside.
  3. Place the fish and prawns on top of the meat, followed by the rice and peas. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add the saffron water little by little as the rice boils dry. Simmer the potjie gently until the rice and peas are done and all the liquid has nearly boiled away. Paella should be loose and the rice should not be soggy.
  4. Add the lemon juice just before serving and stir well.
  5. To cook in a crockpot cook on high as outlined above.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 715.36 Kcal (2995 kJ)
Calories from fat 411.43 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 45.71g 70%
Cholesterol 105.18mg 35%
Sodium 550.89mg 23%
Potassium 496.65mg 11%
Total Carbs 54.6g 18%
Sugars 4.17g 17%
Dietary Fiber 3.49g 14%
Protein 19.89g 40%
Vitamin C 68.3mg 114%
Iron 3mg 17%
Calcium 64.7mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 187.49 Kcal (785 kJ)
Calories from fat 107.83 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.98g 70%
Cholesterol 27.57mg 35%
Sodium 144.38mg 23%
Potassium 130.17mg 11%
Total Carbs 14.31g 18%
Sugars 1.09g 17%
Dietary Fiber 0.92g 14%
Protein 5.21g 40%
Vitamin C 17.9mg 114%
Iron 0.8mg 17%
Calcium 17mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 17.4
  • 19

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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