Fabulous fish stew
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Fabulous fish stew

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Serves 6

An easy to prepare fish stew for relaxed entertaining

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  • 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


    1. Heat oil in a deep based casserole or heavy based pan. Add onions, pepper,and garlic, cook to soften but not colour
    2. Add wine and fish stock, bring to the boil for 1 min then add tomato passata, saffron, salt and pepper
    3. Simmer for 10 mins then add potatoes simmer for a further 10 to 15 mins until just starting to go soft
    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
    5. Right at the end add the king prawns and replace the lid for 1 min. Check seasoning Scatter the parsley and serve with lemon wedges and crusty bread to mop uo the juices.

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