|Description:||Hearty seafood stew||Posted:||2001-04-12|
|Ingredients:||6 stalks celery, with tops
one red and one green bell pepper
2 large onions, all diced 1/4" to 3/8"
6 cloves garlic, minced
1 bottle good, dry white wine
1 can tomato paste
2 28-oz cans plum tomatoes & their juice (with basil - Progresso -- break up tomatoes)
4 cans chicken stock
2 bottles clam juice
a couple healthy pinches of oregano
dried hot red pepper flakes
2 cooked and jointed dungenese crabs
2 lbs clams
2 lbs mussels
2 lbs fish fillets, cut into 2" chunks
3 lbs of raw shrimp (I like it shell on)
1 lb squid
1 lb scallops
|Preparation:||Saute up about celery, carrots, bell pepper, onions and garlic.
Add wine, tomato paste, plum tomatoes & their juice, chicken stock, clam juice, and a couple healthy pinches of oregano.
Cook for about 15 minutes .
Add salt & pepper and dried pepper flakes to taste.
Add clams and mussels and cook for 5 minutes.
Add crab and fish and cook another 5 minutes.
Toss in shrimp, squid, scallops, capers and parsley and cook for 3 minutes.
Shut off fire and let stand for 5 minutes.
|Notes:||Eat'm up with sour dough french bread and green salad, wash down with lots of good red wine or beer.
Like I said, you don't need no stinking recipes.