Sicilian Seafood Stew

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Total Time
1hr 10mins
45 mins
25 mins

This is good with a thick chunk of bread and a glass of wine. Source: The Moosewood Cookbook

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  1. In a large pot, over high heat, saute onion in the olive oil for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  2. Add in the celery and red and green bell peppers; stir and saute for 2 minutes.
  3. Add in the garlic, crushed red pepper flakes, oregano, basil, and marjoram; stir to mix.
  4. Reduce the heat, cover, and cook for 2 minutes.
  5. Add in the clam juice, tomatoes, and wine.
  6. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  7. Add the scallops and shrimp; cook and stir for about 4 minutes or until the scallops are no longer opaque and the shrimp are pink.
  8. Add in the lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste; stir to combine.
  9. Ladle stew into individual serving bowls.
  10. Sprinkle capers and chopped black olives on top, if desired.