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Manhattan-Style Seafood Stew

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Category: Stews, Fish

 Ingredients List

  • 5 sl Bacon, chopped
  • 1 1/2 lg Onions, chopped
  • 5 lg Shallots or Green Onions,
  • Chopped
  • 5 1/4 lb Cans Italian Plum Tomatoes,
  • Drained
  • 24 oz Bottled Clam Juice
  • 3/4 c Dry White Wine
  • 3 Bay Leaves
  • 1/4 ts Dried Red Pepper, crushed
  • 1 lb White Rose Potatoes, peeled,
  • Quartered lengthwise, and
  • Thinly sliced
  • Salt
  • Ground Pepper
  • 3 1/2 lb Clams, well scrubbed
  • 1/2 lb Sea Scallops, halved
  • Crosswise
  • 1/2 lb Uncooked Medium Shrimp,
  • Peeled and deveined, with
  • Tails left intact
  • 30 Fresh Basil Leaves, thinly
  • Sliced
  • 1 tb Lemon Peel, julienned


Cook bacon in a heavy large pot over medium heat until fat renders, about 5
minutes. Add onions and shallots and saute until tender, about 8 minutes.
Chop tomatoes in a food processor. Add to pot with clam juice, wine, bay
leaves and dried red pepper. Simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Add potatoes to stew and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes. Season with
salt and pepper. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate.
Return to simmer before continuing.) Add clams to stew. Cover and simmer
until clams begin to open, about 5 minutes. Add scallops and shrimp, cover
and simmer until clams open and scallops and shrimp are cooked through,
about 3 minutes. Discard and clams that do not open. Mix in half of basil.
Transfer stew to a large serving bowl. Sprinkle with remaining basil and
lemon peel.

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