Italian Fisherman's Stew

Total Time
1hr 50mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 50 mins

This is served on Christmas Eve usually...Recipe from Chef Jon Ashton out of the Relish Magazine.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. 1, To prepre croutons, preheat oven to 375 degrees. Sporead bread cubes on a large rimmed baking sheet. Bake until toasted, about 10 minutes. In a large bowl, combine olive oil, vinegar, salt & pepper. Set aside.
  2. 2. To prepare soup, heat olive oil in a large pan over medium-high. Add onion, carrot, celery and garlic. Saute 10 minutes. Add tomates and red peppers and crush with a fork. Add orange rind and juice, sugar, chile flakes, wine, chicken stock, thyme, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, 30 minutes. Uncover and simmer over medium heat until sauce thickens, about 10 minutes. Add scallops and shrimp and cook 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in chopped basil.
  3. 3. Just before serving, pour oil mixture over croutons and toss well. Divide croutons among 10 serving bowls. Top with stew.
Most Helpful

5 5

This was abosultely fantastic. Made it for Christmas Eve this year. Substituted the seafood to 1lb shrimp, 1/2 lb scallops, 1/2 lb lobster, and 1/2 lb halibut for variety. Amazing flovors. The orange essence really came through.