Sunday, October 24

Soup on Sunday: Fisherman's Stew

3 tablespoons olive oil

1 medium onion, finely chopped

1/2 cup chopped celery

4 garlic cloves, finely chopped

1 pound plum tomatoes, peeled, chopped

1/4 cup chopped flat leaf parsley

Sprig of fresh rosemary
1/4 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
3/4 cup dry white wine

8 cups fish stock
18 small hard-shelled clams (or mussels)
1 pound sea bass fillet, cut into 2-inch pieces

1 pound uncooked large shrimp, peeled, deveined

8 ounces uncooked bay scallops

Italian bread
Sea salt

Extra-virgin olive oil

Additional flat leaf parsley for garnish

Heat 3 tablespoons oil in large pot over medium heat. Add onion, celery and garlic. Sauté 10 minutes. Stir in next 4 ingredients. Sauté 2 minutes. Add wine; cook until liquid evaporates. Add 6 cups stock. Bring to a low boil. Reduce heat; simmer 20 minutes.

Add clams or mussels and then the remaining seafood to the soup base. Cover and cook just until seafood is opaque in center and clams open about 5 minutes. Remove any clams or mussels that have not opened.

Place thickly toasted slices of Italian bread in bottom of bowl and ladle stew over bread. Sprinkle with additional parsley and sea salt. Drizzle soup with olive oil.

Serves 4


C. Anne said...

That looks like a hearty bouillabaisse! I love mussels and since its been raining non stop,a piping hot bowl of this would make it a perfect day!

allison said...

Yummy! I might have to try this for myself!

Lucindaville said...

My invitation must have been lost in the mail!

Splendid Sass said...

YUM! Looks delish!
Will definitely save this one.

La Petite Gallery said...

That is a recipe I will have to try, on a cold rainy day in Maine.
looks devine.

Unknown said...


Looks great! I'll be trying this one for sure. Thanks for sharing.


Lilacandgrey said...

oh WOW!! Yum!
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Unknown said...

I'm not much of a cook- but this looks amazing!

Jen of MadeByGirl said...

My goodness...I dont eat too much seafood but if i did, this is the kind of thing id eat...stew...! :))))))