Celebratory Seafood Stew

December 28, 2012

Celebrate 2013 with this decadent seafood stew.  Tilapia, shrimp, and mussels are cooked in a rich tomato broth seasoned with garlic and parsley.  This dish is definitely pricey but well worth the money to ring in the new year.  Serve this Italian seafood stew with fresh garlic bread.

Italian Seafood Stew

Ingredients:

Tilapia, cut into 1.5 chunks
20 Mussels, fresh preferably, I used the frozen packs
1 Shrimps, peeled and deveined
1 fresh tomato (optional)
1/2 cup of club soda
20 Baby Portobello mushrooms, sliced in half
1 onion, chopped
2 bay leaves
tablespoon Italian seasoning, 2
Fresh parsley, chopped
2 teaspoons of salt
 
Directions:
 
Prepare ingredients.
 
In a large pot, heat up 3 tbsp of olive oil and add garlic and onion. Saute over medium heat.
 
Add salt, tomato paste, tomatoes with juice, stock, club soda, bay leaves and stir.
 
Simmer over medium low heat for 30 min.
 
Add mushrooms.
 
 
Cook mussels according to package directions.
 
Add shrimp and fish into stew.
 
Add mussels.
 
Simmer for a few minutes.
 
Ready to serve with some baked bread.

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