Cacciuccol (Fisherman's Soup)

Similar to Ciaoppino, this is a informal mixture of seafoods, tomatoes and a wine sauce – quick and delicious

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon, extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon, butter
  • 1 large, onion – coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup, celery – chopped
  • 6 cloves, garlic – minced
  • 2 cans 14 oz., diced tomatoes
  • 2 sprigs, fresh rosemary – chopped
  • 1/4 cup, parsley – chopped
  • 1 teaspoon, dried crushed red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon, flour
  • 1 cup, dry white wine
  • 1 can 14 oz, chicken broth
  • 10 ounces, Alaskan Cod (or other firm fleshed white fish)
  • 10 ounces, uncooked large shrimp – peeled and deveined
  • Additional chopped fresh parsley
  • Sea Salt
  • Extra-Virgin olive oil

Directions:

1. Heat olive oil and butter in large pot over medium heat

2. Add onion and celery. Saute for several minutes until onion is translucent

3. Add garlic and saute for one minute

4. Sprinkle flour over

5. Stir 2 minutes

6. Add wine; cook until liquid evaporates

7. Add tomatoes, parsley, dried crushed red pepper, rosemary, and chicken broth

8. Bring to a boil

9. Reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes

10. Add shrimp and cook for approximately 3 minutes

11. Add Cod and cook until opaque in center, about 2 or 3 minutes

12. Ladle soup into large soup bowls
13. Sprinkle with additional parsley and sea salt
14. Drizzle soup with olive oil