Kosher Recipe by Master Kosher Chef Malcolm Green

Iberia is the birthplace of many delectable dishes. Paella, for example, is a sumptuous meal from the Valencian region of Spain. Are you yearning for a mouth-watering meal for the sizzling summer days? Check out this luxurious kosher paella recipe!

Paella Recipe


  • 1 lb. raw white rice (about 2 cups)
  • 2 ¼ lbs. white fish such as sea bass, tilapia, cod, halibut
  • 40 ounces fish or vegetable stock
  • Generous pinch of saffron
  • ¾ cup white onion chopped
  • ½ cup green pepper, chopped
  • ½ cup red pepper, chopped
  • ½ cup yellow pepper, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped well
  • 12 ounces white wine like Chardonnay
  • 1/2-cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt
  • 1-2 teaspoons ground pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil to finish
  • Garnish with 1/3-cup fresh parsley, and sliced or quartered lime


In a paella pan (or a large fry pan) add 1/2 cup oil and sauté the peppers and onions until they are translucent; add the garlic, saffron, wine and stock. Simmer on low and reduce for 10 minutes. Add the rice, salt, pepper and place the fish on top. Cover the pan and simmer on a very low flame for about 20 minutes, Check liquid – add more if necessary. When the rice and fish are cooked, it is ready. Garnish with the parsley, a bit of olive oil and lime quarters.