Jazz up your weeknight dinner with these Easy Paella Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms! Perfect 30-minute shrimp & chorizo paella baked inside giant, satisfying mushroom caps is a great way to increase veggies and decrease starches.
large portobello mushroom caps, stemmed & cleaned
cups chicken stock
teaspoon saffron threads, crumbled
Tablespoons olive oil
cooked chorizo sausage, sliced & halved
small red onion, chopped
cubes Dorot garlic
cup tomato, chopped
cubes Dorot basil
teaspoon kosher salt
teaspoon red pepper flakes
cup white rice
cup dry white wine
pound medium shrimp, chopped
medium shrimp, whole
Panko bread crumbs
Remove stems from mushrooms and chop them; reserve. Remove gills from mushrooms and rinse caps, drying them gently with paper towels. Place caps stem side up on a lined baking sheet. Set aside.
In a medium sauce pot, bring chicken stock and saffron to a simmer.
Heat olive oil in a skillet set over medium heat. Place chorizo, onion, and mushroom stems in skillet and saute 5-7 minutes until onions are tender. Add garlic cubes, stirring frequently to incorporate. Next, add chopped tomato, basil cubes, salt, paprika, and red pepper, stirring to combine. Cook 2-3 minutes until tomatoes begin to break down and resemble a chunky sauce.
Add dry rice, stirring to coat, then stir in white wine and cook until reduced, 4-5 minutes. Pour in saffron-infused stock, bringing the skillet to a boil and then reducing heat to low. Salt to taste (it may taste overly salted, but the rice will absorb the flavor,) then stir well one last time, spreading the ingredients evenly.
Allow to simmer ~15 minutes until liquid has reduced by at least half, then place chopped and whole shrimp on top, turning when they become opaque on one side.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
When top of rice looks slightly dry (18-20 minutes cook time total,) remove whole shrimp and set aside; stir remaining shrimp into the dish.
Spoon paella into mushroom caps, then top with bread crumbs. Bake at 400 degrees for 15-18 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly, then top with reserved whole shrimp and a lime wedge. Enjoy!
Amount Per Serving
Calories464kcalCalories from fat 137
% Daily Value
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs: