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Cioppino Recipe

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Angelo Rosso
Added: Saturday, July 14, 2007


4 large onions, chopped
one bunch parsley, chopped
8 cloves garlic, minced
3/4 cup olive oil
2 tbs. Italian seasoning
3 tbs. Worcestershire sauce
1 tbs. salt
1/2 tbs. pepper
1 whole lemon juice and rind
1 tbs oregano
4 bay leaves
2 tsp. thyme
1/4 cup honey
1 1/2 tsp. allspice
1 very large can tomato sauce
2 very large cans whole tomatoes
1/2 very large can V-8 juice
snappy tom to your taste
1/12 cups Swanson chicken broth, enough to top of stew pot

Skim off foam if any periodically while simmering
cook one hour then add:
4 lbs. fillet of rock cod, cut into 2" pcs.
1 lb. rock cod
simmer and skim for 1-2 hours.
16 oz. white wine or sherry your choice
1/2 cup butter
simmer 20 minutes
in a very large cioppini pot add in layers:
4 lbs or 6 lbs of whole clean clam in shell
8-12 lbs. cracked whole crabs cleaned
2-4 lbs of prawns, in shell
after this is layered, pour the cipoppino sauce over shellfish and bring to boinl only...
serve with steamed rice and garlic bread
Lots of wine and a green salad

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