Olive Magazine
Seafood Stew Recipe with Saffron

Seafood stew with saffron

Published: December 19, 2014 at 2:28 pm
loading...
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

A delicious dish packed with flavour, this stew features clams, mussels, and roast tommies; cooked in white wine and flambéed with Pernod. Serve with plenty of bread to mop up the juices

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal313
fat8.7g
saturates1.3g
carbs9.6g
fibre1.6g
protein40.3g
salt1.41g
Advertisement

Try this seafood stew recipe, then check out our vegetarian stew.

Ingredients

  • 4 tomatoes
  • 300g clams, cleaned
  • 300g mussels, cleaned
  • olive oil
  • 2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • large pinch saffron
  • 3-4 sprigs thyme
  • Pernod
  • 400ml white wine
  • 750g firm white fish, choose msc-certified sustainable species such as cape hake, gurnard and pollack cut into large chunks
  • 400ml fish stock
  • small bunch parsley or basil, chopped

Method

  • STEP 1

    Halve and season the tomatoes, roast at 220c/fan 200c/gas 7 for 20 minutes, then roughly chop. Throw away any shellfish that won’t close when tapped.

  • STEP 2

    Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a large pan and cook the shallots and garlic until soft but not coloured. Add the tomatoes, saffron and thyme and stir.

  • STEP 3

    Add a splash of pernod and flambé. Shake the pan to extinguish the flame and burn off the alcohol. Add the wine and simmer gently for 2 minutes. Add the fish and enough stock to just cover it. Simmer for 8-10 minutes.

  • STEP 4

    Remove the thyme and season. Discard any clams or mussels that haven’t opened. Sprinkle with parsley or basil and serve with bread.

Check out our best Spanish recipe 

Pan Con Tomate (Catalan Tomato Bread)
Advertisement

Comments, questions and tips

Rate this recipe

What is your star rating out of 5?

Choose the type of message you'd like to post

Choose the type of message you'd like to post

Overall rating

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Sponsored content