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Fish Stew with Rouille

Any leftover rouille will keep well in the fridge for a couple of days. You could also serve it with the Fish Burgers or Crispy Baked Hake

6 people
45 min
Nutrition per serving
  • kcal
    477kcal
  • protein
    26g
  • iron
    2.1mg
  • carbs
    35g

Ingredients

    • 500g whiting, skinned, boned and cut into 2½cm chunks
    • 18 mussels, cleaned and beards removed
    • 18 raw, peeled prawns, veins removed
    • 2 tablesp. olive oil
    • 4 tomatoes, roughly chopped
    • 1 onion, finely diced
    • 1 stick of celery, finely diced
    • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped
    • 1 tablesp. tomato purée
    • 120ml white wine
    • 600ml water
    • 1 bouquet garni (bay leaf, fennel and thyme)
    • ½ teasp. saffron or saffron strands
    • 300g potatoes, peeled and cut into small cubes
    • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • For the rouille

    • 25g stale bread, soaked in 2 tablesp. water
    • 3 cloves of garlic, peeled and chopped
    • 1 egg yolk
    • 2 tablesp. harissa or chilli paste
    • Squeeze of lemon juice
    • 200ml olive oil

     

    To Serve:

    • Toasted slices of bread
    • Chopped parsley

     

Main

    • 500g whiting, skinned, boned and cut into 2½cm chunks
    • 18 mussels, cleaned and beards removed
    • 18 raw, peeled prawns, veins removed
    • 2 tablesp. olive oil
    • 4 tomatoes, roughly chopped
    • 1 onion, finely diced
    • 1 stick of celery, finely diced
    • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped
    • 1 tablesp. tomato purée
    • 120ml white wine
    • 600ml water
    • 1 bouquet garni (bay leaf, fennel and thyme)
    • ½ teasp. saffron or saffron strands
    • 300g potatoes, peeled and cut into small cubes
    • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Side

  • For the rouille

    • 25g stale bread, soaked in 2 tablesp. water
    • 3 cloves of garlic, peeled and chopped
    • 1 egg yolk
    • 2 tablesp. harissa or chilli paste
    • Squeeze of lemon juice
    • 200ml olive oil

     

    To Serve:

    • Toasted slices of bread
    • Chopped parsley

     

Method

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Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large sauce pan over a medium heat. Add the tomatoes, onion, celery and garlic and cook 1-2 minutes.

Then stir in the tomato purée, wine, water, the bouquet garni and saffron. Bring to a simmer and allow to cook for 10 minutes.

Add the cubed potatoes and cook for another 10 minutes. Then add the whiting, mussels and prawns. Cover the pan and simmer very gently for 10 minutes. Taste and season with a little salt and black pepper.

Meanwhile make the rouille: Put all the ingredients except the oil in a food processor and whiz. Then, slowly pour in the oil until you have the consistency of mayonnaise. Taste and season.

Method

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Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large sauce pan over a medium heat. Add the tomatoes, onion, celery and garlic and cook 1-2 minutes.

Then stir in the tomato purée, wine, water, the bouquet garni and saffron. Bring to a simmer and allow to cook for 10 minutes.

Add the cubed potatoes and cook for another 10 minutes. Then add the whiting, mussels and prawns. Cover the pan and simmer very gently for 10 minutes. Taste and season with a little salt and black pepper.

Meanwhile make the rouille: Put all the ingredients except the oil in a food processor and whiz. Then, slowly pour in the oil until you have the consistency of mayonnaise. Taste and season.

Serving Suggestions

Serve the stew topped with thin slices of toasted bread with a spoonful of rouille on top. Sprinkle over some chopped parsley.