New Orleans Seafood Stew
Source of Recipe
Master Chef Don's 2008 Collection
List of Ingredients
1 lb (.5 kg). catfish, cubed
1 lb (.5 kg). scallops
1 lb (.5 kg). shrimp, deveined and shelled
1 14 oz (392 grm). can crushed tomatoes
1 8 oz (224 grm). can tomato sauce
1 14 oz (392 grm). can chicken broth
Melt the butter and mix with flour to make a roux.
Add the celery, onion, green pepper, and garlic and saute until onions are soft.
Add chicken broth, tomatoes, tomato sauce, bay leaves, and water, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat.
Add any uncooked seafood and simmer for 15 minutes.
Add any pre-cooked seafood and heat through just before serving.
Serve with salad and bread, or over rice.
For a broth variation, drizzle a tsp of sherry over each serving.
Another variation: try salmon instead of catfish.