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Sexy Fish Stew Recipe
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Sexy Fish Stew
Make a simple, delicious white fish stew with leeks, fennel, and potatoes. See more
  • READY IN 50 mins

Sexy Fish Stew

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"This simple fish and potato stew is great for you less-than-confident cooks, since your timing doesn't need to be that precise."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins
  • READY IN

    50 mins

Directions

  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook and stir leek, shallots, and 1/2 teaspoon salt in the melted butter until softened, 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. Stir wine into leek mixture, increase heat to medium, and cook for 2 minutes. Add chicken broth and bring to a simmer.
  3. Mix fennel and potatoes into leek mixture and simmer, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are nearly tender, about 10 minutes. Season with salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper. Add cream and stir to combine.
  4. Stir fish and tarragon into soup, cover and cook for 3 minutes. Stir gently, reduce heat to medium-low and cook until fish flakes easily with a fork, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and black pepper.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • If you can't find rockfish, red snapper, or any other white fish works well in this recipe.
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Reviews More Reviews

May 05, 2013

Chef John, your recipes never disappoint and this one is no different. I used a combination of tilapia and snapper, and half & half instead of the cream because that's what I had on hand, and it was fantastic! I served it with a simple green salad and some bread, and it was a great meal that looked way more expensive and labor intensive than it was. Thanks for sharing!

 
Apr 22, 2014

I would rename this "addictive fish stew" as it was decadent and flavorful and very easy. I live in Dubai and could not find fennel bulb, so used about a half a tablespoon of fennel seed instead.

 
Apr 11, 2014

Very good. I added more bullion for the soup like consistency. Thank you for the fabulous dish.

 
Jan 25, 2014

I made this tonight using red snapper - fantastic! Will definitely make it again. Thank you so much!

 
Jan 15, 2014

This is A MAZ ING....OMG!!!!

 
Jan 11, 2014

This was great we cooked it just like the recipe said and it was great. even our kids loved it. the only thing i would do different would be to add less spice just for the kids. the adults loved it.

 
Jan 02, 2014

Absolutely delish.

 
Dec 29, 2013

I love the elegant simplicity of this dish--it tastes like I spent all day preparing it, but it was quite simple and quick to put together. I think I would prefer a more mild fish than rockfish next time, though that may be personal preference. There is so much great flavor in the broth and veggies that rockfish overpowers the dish.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 382 kcal
  • 19%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 29.6 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 79 mg
  • 26%
  • Fat
  • 13.9 g
  • 21%
  • Fiber
  • 3.1 g
  • 12%
  • Protein
  • 26.2 g
  • 52%
  • Sodium
  • 833 mg
  • 33%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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