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1 hr 15 mins
Recipe from Croatian island Hvar. There are many ways of making "brodet", this comes from village Vrboska on Hvar. It is better if you use several kinds of fish.
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- 1000 g fish (better vatious fish,cod-fish, sea-bass and similar, or crabs, shrimps etc.)
- 4 tablespoons olive oil
- 3 large onions, finely minced
- 3 garlic cloves, finely minced
- 1 bay leaf
- 5 g raisins
- 1 teaspoon vinegar
- 500 g tomatoes (strained or 3-4 whole fresh tomatoes, very finely minced)
- 1 teaspoon salt (to taste)
- 1 teaspoon black peppercorns (or just to taste)
- 1 tablespoon fresh parsley leaves (minced)
- 1 tablespoon sugar (to taste)
- 1For this meal you have to have large round pot with low rim.
- 2Put olive oil in a pot and sauté the onion until it is soft.
- 3Put fish in (if it is too big cut it in portions), fry very shortly. Add vinegar and cook gently for 2 more minutes.
- 4Add garlic and bay leaf. DO NOT STIR with any kind of ladle, just shake the whole pot (if you have wooden flat ladle, you may move fish a bit).
- 5Add tomato, salt, pepper, raisins and water to cover fish.
- 6Cook open for 50-60 minute on not too strong fire.
- 7Add water if evaporates too quickly.
- 8Try it: if it's too sour, add sugar.
- 9At the end add parsley leaves and some more olive oil.
- 10Serve with hard corn mush (polenta, as we say).
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Nutritional Facts for Croatian Fish “brodet”
Serving Size: 1 (209 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 5
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 169.1
- Calories from Fat 99
- Total Fat 11.1 g
- Saturated Fat 1.5 g
- Cholesterol 0.0 mg
- Sodium 473.9 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 17.5 g
- Dietary Fiber 2.5 g
- Sugars 10.0 g
- Protein 1.9 g
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