Legendary Dishes | Thalassiná Piláfi (seafood pilaf)

GREECE
  • 750 ml water
  • 500 g long grain rice, washed, drained
  • 300 g squid, whole
  • 12 prawns, whole
  • 100 ml olive oil
  • 100 g onion, chopped
  • 100 ml Retsina wine
  • 100 g tomato, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 40 small shrimp
  • 20 mussels, cooked
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 6 spring onions, chopped
  • Saffron, very large pinch
  • Seasonings

Heat the water and blanch the squid for five minutes, drain, cool and cut into small pieces. Heat the oil in a large pot, add onions, stir for a couple of minutes, add squid and cook for two minutes. Add rice, cooking water, wine, lemon juice, saffron and seasonings, bring to the boil, remove from heat, cover and cook over a low heat for 15 minutes. Add mussels, prawns, peppers and tomatoes, cover and cook for a further 10 minutes. Grill the prawns in their shells. Serve the pilaf garnished with the prawns.


INDIGENOUS INGREDIENTS =  Lemons | Mussels | Olive Oil | Onions | Prawns | Retsina Wine | Shrimp | Squid

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