Sopa De Mariscos- Seafood Stew/soup, Using A Sofrito

Sopa De Mariscos- Seafood Stew/soup, Using A Sofrito

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"This recipe sounds fantastic, I'm goin' out today and buying these ingredients! My foodie relatives are going to love it:-/"

Ingredients

1 cup sofrito; - recipe follows
4 cups fish stock or clam juice
12 medium clams; - cleaned
1 pound sea bass fillet; - cut into large chunks
1 pound shrimp; (16/20 per pound size), cleaned
12 medium mussels; - cleaned
1 cup calamari; (squid), cleaned and sliced
1 small tomato; - diced fine
1/2 cup yellow pepper; small diced
1/2 cup Lime juice
1 bunch cilantro; - chopped
1/4 teaspoon Salt; - to taste
1/4 teaspoon Black pepper

Original recipe makes 8

Servings  

Preparation

In a deep saute pan or fry skillet combine sofrito with fish stock or clam juice on medium low heat whisking frequently until heated through. Add the clams, sea bass and shrimp. Cook for 1 minute. Add the mussels and calamari, and cook until all shellfish open. Finish with tomatoes, yellow pepper, lime juice, cilantro, and salt and pepper, to taste.

Sofrito: A Base for Many Dishes:

1 ounce bacon (about 1 strip), whole (smoked if available)

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 cup chopped red bell pepper

1 cup chopped yellow bell pepper

1 cup chopped red onion

4 cloves garlic

1/4 teaspoon minced habanero or Scotch bonnet

1/4 teaspoon minced jalapeno

Pinch saffron

6 to 8 ounces dry Spanish sherry

1/2 cup cream, if desired

In a sauce pot set on medium, cook the bacon in the olive oil for 30 seconds. Add red and yellow peppers, onions, and garlic, and saute until soft. Add the habanero, jalapeno, and saffron, cook for 1 minute. Add the sherry and cream if desired. Reduce by 1/4, cool and puree in a blender.

Notes

The spicy, rich broth is so revitalizing on a cold day.

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johnsmith8 2y ago

This recipe sounds fantastic, I'm goin' out today and buying these ingredients! My foodie relatives are going to love it:-/
Nesstea 4y ago

The spicy, rich broth is so revitalizing on a cold day.
promfh 5y ago

The spicy, rich broth is so revitalizing on a cold day. [I posted this recipe.]
promfh 6y ago

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