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Quick, Healthy and Simple Fish Stew

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Akin to bouillabaisse or cioppino, this Quick, Healthy, and Simple Fish Stew shaves down ingredients and time. The results? Simplicity at its best in under 30 minutes.

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With a few simple ingredients, this one-pot dish is healthy, delivering a full 3 servings of your daily veggie intake.

RELATED: Seattle Style Cioppino

And quick? About 10 minutes of prep, and 20 minutes or so of actual cooking time. Making this a perfect mid-week meal!

This recipe calls for fish stock, which can be difficult to find or you may not have it on hand. Scroll down to the Instruction part of the recipe below for a quick substitution for fish stock.

While I most often use cod, any white fish fillet works beautifully and deliciously.

Fish Stew Ingredients

Here’s what you need to make this Fish Stew, specific ingredient measurements are in the recipe card at the bottom of this post.

  • Olive oil
  • Onion
  • Garlic cloves
  • Carrots
  • Celery
  • Leek
  • Thyme
  • Oregano
  • Red pepper chili flakes
  • Canned tomatoes
  • Fish stock
  • Cod fillets
  • King prawns with shells

Fish Stew Ingredient Notes

A couple of notes on ingredients substitutions:

Fish

In this recipe, I’ve used cod fillets but you can substitute any white fish for the cod.

Fish Stock

A fish stock lends delicious flavor to this simple stew. You can easily make your own, or substitute vegetable stock instead.

How to Make an Easy Fish Stock

Sometimes a fish stock can be difficult to find, or not readily available in your pantry.

Here is a quick method to create your own fish stock.

  • Peel the raw king prawns and add the skins to a medium saucepan with 2 cups of chicken stock.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes, strain, and set aside.
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Akin to bouillabaisse or cioppino, this Quick, Healthy and Simple Fish Stew shaves ingredients and time. The results? Simplicity at its best.


Ingredients

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  • 1 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 1 small leek, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon thyme, dried
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano, dried
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper chili flakes
  • 2 (16-oz) cans tomatoes
  • 2 cups fish stock (for substitution idea, see below)
  • 1/2 pound cod fillets (or any white fish), cut into bite-size chunks
  • 1/4 pound raw king prawns with shells

Instructions

  1. In a large saucepan, saute onions, carrots, celery, garlic, and leeks in olive oil until tender. Stir in thyme, oregano, red pepper chili flakes, tomatoes, and fish stock. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. Bring to a boil, cover, and simmer for 15-20 minutes. Or until the vegetables are tender and the sauce has reduced and thickened.
  3. Add the fish and prawns; continue to cook another 2-3 minutes, or until the fish is opaque. Do not overcook. Ladle into bowls and serve.

Notes

Substitution for Fish Stock:

Using a store-bought fish stock will save this step. However, it can be hard to find or may not be in your pantry. Here is a quick method to create your own fish stock. Peel the raw king prawns and add it to a medium saucepan with 2 cups of chicken stock. Simmer for 5 minutes, strain, and set aside.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Soup

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