Easy Cod Stew

Posted on Nov 11, 2013 in Fish, Healthy, Lunch, Main Dish, Mediterranean Diet, One Pot Dish, Recipes, Reduced Fat, Seafood, Stew | 4 comments

Easy one pan cod stew in under 30 minutes. Fresh, delicious and healthy.

Easy Cod Stew | Olives & Garlic

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Not this year!

Easy Cod Stew | Olives & Garlic

The recipe I am about to share with you was born out of my forgetfulness. Yes, you read that right. I was going to be making my Cod Baked with Chorizo & Cannellini Beans, but forgot to buy chorizo. Most of the time I hate when that happens, but not this time.

This dish is sort of a mix between Bouillabaisse and Cioppino. Best of all it’s really good.

Easy Cod Stew | Olives & Garlic

I also made a fresh parsley garnish to go along with this stew. Finely chop a handful of fresh parsley, mix in a little olive oil and chili garlic paste. Stir to combine. It should be the same consistency as a Chimichurri. This garnish adds wonderful fresh flavor to the entire dish. I strongly recommend making it.

Easy Cod Stew | Olives & Garlic

Kathy Sig 2

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Easy Cod Stew
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Serves: 2-3
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 sprigs of fresh rosemary, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • ½ tsp fennel seeds
  • ½ 14 oz can no salt added diced tomatoes, preferably organic
  • 3 medium potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • ¼ cup white wine
  • 1¼ cup chicken stock
  • 1 lb cod filets, cut into large chunks
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. In a heavy pot or a Dutch oven, heat olive oil over medium heat, add shallot and garlic and cook about 3 min.
  2. Add red pepper flakes, fennel seeds and fresh rosemary. Allow to cook another minute to release the flavors.
  3. Pour in wine and bring to a boil.
  4. Add potatoes, diced tomatoes and chicken stock. Season with salt and pepper. Cook over medium low heat until the potatoes are fork almost fork tender, about 7 minutes.
  5. Gently nestle the cod filets into the pot and simmer undisturbed another 10 minutes.
  6. Serve with the fresh parsley garnish (recipe in the post)
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  1. Kathy, this stew looks delicious! I can’t wait to try it. And isn’t it great sometimes when you forget an ingredient? Forces you to get creative and make a dish you may have never thought of.
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    • Thank you Natalie. Yes occasionally I don’t mind when that happens. :)

  2. I was just looking for a soupy fish recipe to add to my current meal rotation and I found this. Lucky me. This cod stew looks gorgeous.
    Joshua Hampton recently posted..Tips on How to Prepare Weekly Meal PlansMy Profile

  3. This looks great. Almost a bouil boiul, fish stew.
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