Fideuà a la marinera

Fideuà a la marinera

  • serves 4
  • Easy

Fideuà is a Valencian dish similar to paella but with pasta, instead of rice. The ingredients, notably seafood, can be varied, and the fish even replaced by just a superior fish stock. This is restaurant Seu Xerea’s version.


Make this fideuà recipe, then also check out our seafood fideuà recipe and our easy paella.



  • king prawns 6, with their heads
  • crayfish 6
  • white fish one that’s firm-textured and doesn’t flake, 200g
  • squid 100g, sliced into rings
  • onion 1 small, diced
  • garlic 2 cloves, finely chopped
  • paprika ½ tsp
  • tomato 1, finely chopped
  • spaghetti or small, 300g
  • fish stock 600ml
  • saffron 12 strands
  • mussels 8, in their half shells


  • Step 1

    Lightly fry the prawns and crayfish for 2-3 minutes, then put to one side. Next fry the fish and squid over a low heat for a further 2-3 minutes. Put aside.

  • Step 2

    Gently fry the onion and garlic. then shake in the paprika and, after 30 seconds, add the tomato and pasta and stir for 2 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Pour in the fish stock and sprinkle in the saffron, then simmer for 7-9 minutes or until the pasta is cooked. For the final two minutes, add the mussels in their half shells, the seafood and fish.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 364
  • Fat 3.1g
  • Carbs 61.1g
  • Fibre 3.3g
  • Protein 26.9g
  • Salt 1.66g