Summer pepper and fish stew

Summer pepper and fish stew

  • serves 4
  • A little effort

A quick, easy one pot that makes the most of summery peppers and fish. This is a really light, healthy dish that would be perfect for lunch in the garden.



  • garlic 2 cloves, crushed
  • onion 1, halved and sliced
  • red or yellow peppers 1 of each, sliced into strips
  • olive oil
  • baby new potatoes 400g, halved
  • small capers 2 tbsp, rinsed
  • white wine a small glass
  • light chicken stock  500ml
  • skinless plaice fillet 400g, cut into strips
  • raw peeled prawns 300g
  • basil a small bunch, shredded


  • Step 1

    Fry the garlic, onion and peppers in a little oil until completely softened. Stir in the capers then add the wine, stock and potatoes and simmer until the potatoes are tender.

  • Step 2

    Add the prawns and plaice and cook for 3 minutes. Stir through the basil and serve in bowls with crusty bread.