Seafood Cataplana

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Sageca

A portugese specialty.

Top Review by davinandkennard

Years ago I bought a cataplana (think an early Portuguese pressure cooker) and now you have given me a reason to break it out and use it! Mrs Silva used to make this and I can still taste the wonderful combination of flavors in my mind.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place all the ingredients in the bottom of a cataplana or a wide saucepan with a close fitting lid.
  2. Place over a low/medium heat, cover with the lid and cook for 5-8 minutes until the mussel and clam shells have steam open.
  3. Stir well and remove and discard any mussels or clams which haven't opened. Serve immediately.

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