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Fabulous fish stew
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Fabulous fish stew

By melly4 (GoodFood Community)
A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.3 ratingsRate
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • You can let this dish stand for up to 25 mins if you prefer
  • More effort
  • Serves 6
An easy to prepare fish stew for relaxed entertaining


  • 1 large onion finely sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves peeled and chopped
  • 1 green pepper deseeded and chopped
  • a pinch saffron
  • 1 680g jar passata { sieved tomatoes from supermarkets]
  • 500ml FRESH fish stock
  • 250ml white wine
  • 3 tbspns olive oil
  • bay leaf
  • salt/pepper
  • 500grms cleaned fresh mussels
  • 1kg mixed white fish {firmer varieties] skinned and cut into 4to 5cm chunks
  • 4 squid tubes
  • 100grms shelled tiger prawns raw
  • 1 king prawn per person
  • 6 new potatoes
  • 2 lemons cut into wedges
  • flat leaf parsley


  • STEP 1
    Heat oil in a deep based casserole or heavy based pan. Add onions, pepper,and garlic, cook to soften but not colour
  • STEP 2
    Add wine and fish stock, bring to the boil for 1 min then add tomato passata, saffron, salt and pepper
  • STEP 3
    Simmer for 10 mins then add potatoes simmer for a further 10 to 15 mins until just starting to go soft
  • STEP 4
    Add the white fish and bay leaf, bring back to boil to simmer for 4 mins{dont overcook the fish] then add mussels and tiger prawns with lid on for about 3 mins until mussels have opened and prawns are pink
  • STEP 5
    Right at the end add the king prawns and replace the lid for 1 min. Check seasoning
  • STEP 6
    Scatter the parsley and serve with lemon wedges and crusty bread to mop uo the juices.

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