Roasted Garlic Spicy Cioppino
 
 
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Recipe type: Seafood
Cuisine: Western
Serves: serves 6
Ingredients
  • 500g (about 18) medium prawns – peeled and deveined, leaving tail on
  • 1 piece large squid – remove skin and cut into ½ inch rings
  • 500g firm-fleshed white fish (I’m using seabass) – cut into 2-inch cubes
  • 500g live clams – click here for tips on cleaning
  • 450 ml clam stock
  • 1 cup (250 ml) dry white wine – I’m using Sauvignon Blanc
  • 1 can (500g) tomato and chilli pasta sauce
  • 1 cup (250 ml) passata (Tomato puree)
  • 6 tbsp olive oil – I’m using rapeseed
  • 1 medium yellow onion – finely chopped
  • 1 head garlic - roasted
  • 1 ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • ½ tsp chilli flakes
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp dried parsley
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 250 ml water
Instructions
  1. Season fish cubes with 1 tbsp oil and ½ tsp of salt and few dashes of black pepper.
  2. Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C/350°F for 10 mins or until just cooked. Cover and set aside.
  3. Trim off ¼ of the top of a head of garlic and season with 2 tsp oil and some salt and pepper.
  4. Wrap well with a piece of aluminum foil and roast in preheated oven at 180°C/350°F for 30 – 35 mins.
  5. Allow to cool before removing the garlic.
  6. In a heavy bottom pot, add in 6 tbsp oil and chopped onions.
  7. Sauté for 1 -2 mins until softened.
  8. Add in roasted garlic and mash with the back of the spatula.
  9. Season onion garlic mixture with smoked paprika, chilli flakes, dried oregano, 1 tsp salt and black pepper.
  10. Pour in pasta sauce, clam stock, passata and water.
  11. Add in sugar and stir well.
  12. Cover and bring to boil. Simmer for 10 mins over low heat.
  13. *you could prepare the stew in advance and add in the seafood before to serve.
  14. Add in squid, prawns, fish and clams.
  15. Bring to boil and turn off heat.
  16. Serve warm with crunchy croutons or toasted garlic bread.
Recipe by Bear Naked Food at http://www.bearnakedfood.com/2017/10/15/roasted-garlic-spicy-cioppino/