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Cioppino Recipe

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1/4 c. Olive oil
1 t. Fennel seeds
1 t. Oregano
1/2 t. Crushed red pepper
Sauté 2 minutes.
4 cloves garlic confit
1-2 shallots chopped
1 leek slice thin
Fennel bulb slice thin
Bell pepper slice thin
Add this and cook 7-10 min
2 T. Tomato paste for 30 sec
1 c. White wine and boil 5-6 min reduce by half
28 oz crushed tomatoes
8 oz clam juice
1 c. Broth (bone?)
Seafood stock
Bay leaf
Thyme 7-8 sprigs
1-2 t. Salt and pepper

Simmer covered 30 min. Add 3 T. Butter.
Season 3-4 lb seafood (shrimp, fish, calamari, scallops, mussels).
Add to stew and simmer for 5 min.
Add parsley and basil

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Best with great sourdough bread




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