Livornese Seafood Stew

a seafood delight

a seafood delight

You’ll need

  • 60 ml (¼ cup)olive oil
  • onion, finely diced
  • small fennel bulb, diced, fronds reserved
  • garlic cloves, finely chopped, plus 1 extra, halved, reserved for rubbing
  • fresh bay leaves
  • small red chilies, thinly sliced
  • 300 ml dry white wine
  • 300 ml dry white wine
  • 185 ml (¾ cup) passata
  • blue swimmer crab, cleaned and quartered
  • calamari (about 450gm), cleaned, tubes cut into rings
  • 12 Kinkawooka black mussels
  • red mullet fillets, pin-boned
  • lobster tail, shell removed, thickly sliced
  • sage leaves, coarsely torn
  • thick slices day-old sourdough bread
  • For drizzling:extra-virgin olive oil

Method

  • Heat olive oil in a casserole over low-medium heat, add onion, fennel, garlic, bay leaf and chilli and stir occasionally until very soft (10-15 minutes). Add wine and cook until reduced by half (5-10 minutes), then add passata and crab and stir occasionally until crab is pink (3-5 minutes). Add remaining seafood and sage, season to taste and cook, covered and gently stirring occasionally, until seafood is just cooked through and mussels open (5-10 minutes)
  • Meanwhile, preheat a grill on high heat. Place bread on an oven tray, brush both sides with olive oil, grill until just golden (1-2 minutes each side). Rub with cut side of garlic, divide among bowls. To serve, top with seafood mixture, scatter over reserved fennel fronds and drizzle with extra-virgin olive oil.

Recipe obtained from: http://www.gourmettraveller.com.au/recipes – 


 

 

 

 

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