Caldeirada (Portuguese Fish Stew)

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by coolinaria

A very typical dish in Portugal

Top Review by James Elkins

Excellent dish. The crucial thing is not to cover the ingredients; we used 1/4 cup olive oil, and then, five minutes later, 1/2 cup of champagne. It bubbled up over the ingredients, turning yellow with saffron. We didn't add water, so some of the potatoes and fish steamed rather than boiled.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large pot put layers of onions, tomatoes, fish, peppers and potatoes. Make layers until ingredients are over. On top put parsley, laurel leaf, saffron and salt. Sprinkle with wine, water and olive oil.
  2. Take to the stove and let cook in a small flame for about 45 minutes. Shake the pan once in a while. DO NOT STIR, just shake the pan.

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