Recipe by Chef John
"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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leek, cleaned and thinly sliced
1 1/4 cups
thinly sliced fennel bulb
baby red potatoes, trimmed
salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
cayenne pepper, or more to taste
heavy whipping cream
boneless rockfish filets, cut into 1-inch pieces
chopped fresh tarragon
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!
Not that good. Two stars.
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.
Loved this!.......I followed the recipe except I used a can of 2% evaporated milk instead of the cream......its fantastic......learned that when in Nova Scotia and had a fish stew!...also added 3 times the tarragon...red pepper flakes instead of cayenne!
Thanks Chef John. This is incredibly delicious!!! It's simple and the taste is amazing. You're the best. Can you please do more fish recipes? Furikaki or macadamia nut crusted fish with some of your "out of this world" sauces! Thank you for sharing. I also enjoy your sense of humor. ??????????
Awesome recipe! My boyfriend loves it..use the recipe as is..never doubt chef john's judgement!
Easy to make and super delicious. My husband is allergic to fish, so at the end I added 2 cans of clams with juice. It was a big hit. I also cooked this in my pressure cooker, after step 2 I cooked at high pressure for 5 min and it came out perfect. Added half and half (instead of the whipping cream, since that's what I had) and clams, and everyone loved it. Great recipe!
Wonderful! First time cooking with fennel and it adds such a mysterious awesome flavor in the background. All the flavors blended so nicely. What a great stew!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Sexy Fish Stew
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 125
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