Bodega Bay Cioppino Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Bodega Bay Cioppino Recipe
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Bodega Bay Cioppino

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"This stew brings back childhood memories of Northern California and new buckets brimming with crab and baskets of sourdough bread. Rich, red, and very messy, it is now a New Years tradition at my house. Serve in large bowls with sourdough bread on the side. Never any leftovers!"

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    45 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr 30 mins
  • READY IN

    2 hrs 15 mins

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a very large heavy pot over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic, and cook until soft, stirring frequently. Pour in tomatoes and white wine, then season with parsley, basil, salt, pepper and the bay leaf. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until liquid is reduced almost completely, about 1 hour.
  2. Add clams, scallops, clams, crab legs and shrimp to the pot. Cover, and cook over medium heat until clams open. Scoop portions into large bowls to serve.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Feb 12, 2004

Excellent stew.....I added green pepper and didn't cook it down completely so had broth which my family loved. Very tasty and a good way to serve seafood. Definitely a keeper.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 20, 2010

I liked this dish, my girlfriend, not so much. Came out bland and fishy; it is quite possible that it's my fault.

 
Oct 29, 2007

AWESOME Usually I follow recipes exactly so that I know if I messed up or it's just a lame recipe. Well, this recipe is so savory and delicious I didn't want to change a thing, until yesterday...I was near Bodega Bay on a motorcycle ride and stopped in Stinson Beach and picked up some fresh mussels which I used instead of the scallops and it was unbelievably awesome.

 
Feb 27, 2005

My son and husband loved this. I thought it was a little too salty. We served this over angel hair pasta to make more servings.

 
Jan 02, 2007

I've never made cioppino before and simply based on the reviews I took the leap and served it for a Christmas party and it was a hit! I didn't put any crab (because we were having crab on the side) but added more shrimp and it still came out great.

 
Dec 24, 2008

It's very easy to make and taste great. I also added half can of chicken brooth for taste. Definitely use fresh uncooked dungeness crab if you can find them in your local market. I steamed the crab before putting it with the tomato sauce. There will be some excellent and flavorful juice from the steamed crab that you can add to the tomato sauce.

 
Apr 10, 2006

This recipe was AWESOME! I used only 1/2 the salt, because I don't like a lot of salt - otherwise made as written.

 
Jan 27, 2004

This was really good. Be sure to have plenty of sourdough bread for dippin. We used little neck clams and dungeness crab.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 309 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 12.7 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 170 mg
  • 57%
  • Fat
  • 6.1 g
  • 9%
  • Fiber
  • 2.1 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 43.4 g
  • 87%
  • Sodium
  • 1343 mg
  • 54%

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

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