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Easy Crab Cioppino

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Category: Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • 1 tb Olive oil
  • 1 lg Onion; chopped
  • 2 Cloves garlic; minced
  • 2 cn Ready-cut tomatoes; (28 oz.
  • -each)
  • 1/2 c Dry white wine
  • 1 tb Dried basil
  • 1/4 ts Pepper
  • 1 lg Or 2 small Dungeness crabs;
  • -(about 3 lb.) cleaned and
  • -cracked
  • 1 1/4 lb Medium or firm-flesh fish;
  • -cut into 2-inch chunks
  • 1 lb Live clams scrubbed OR 2
  • -cans; (6 oz. each) chopped
  • -clams


Heat the oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add the onion and
garlic and saut”š until soft but not brown, about 5 minutes. Add the
tomatoes and their liquid, wine, basil and pepper. Simmer 20 to 25 minutes.
Add the seafood and simmer until the fish is just opaque though, the crab
is heated through and the clams are open, 10 to 15 minutes longer. Discard
any clams that do not open. Be careful not to overcook. Ladle the seafood
and sauce into bowls and serve.

Substitutions for the Dungeness crab: 2 lb. snow or king crab legs, cut
into 4-inch lengths and cracked OR 3 lb. blue crab

These types of fish can be used: rockfish, red snapper, halibut, monkfish
or cod

Cal. 460/ Prot. 60g/ Carbo. 35g/ Sat. 1g/Total fat 6g/ Om-3 .6g/ Chol.
160mg/ Sdm. 2141mg -recipe created by Kathleen Stang

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