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Spicy Seafood Stew - Dietitian's Choice Recipe
Spicy Seafood Stew - Dietitian's Choice Recipe

Category: Casserole/Chili/Stew | Serves: 4

(91 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 204
Protein: 27 g
Carbs: 10 g
Fat: 6 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 458 mg
Fiber: 1 g

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Shrimp, scallops and mussels simmered with spices and tomatoes are just succulent in this soup.
8 oz. fresh or frozen scallops
8 oz. fresh or frozen shrimp, peeled and deveined with tails intact
8 oz. fresh mussels in shells, beards removed
1 tablespoon olive oil
4 cloves garlic, chopped
1 cup onion, chopped
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 cup fish or vegetable broth
1 cup tomatoes, chopped
1/8 teaspoon ground saffron
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
1 Thaw scallops and shrimp if frozen then rinse and pat dry.
2 Scrub mussels. In a large bowl, combine 2 cups water and 3 tablespoons salt then add mussels and let soak for 15 minutes. Drain, rinse and repeat twice.
3 Heat oil in a large saucepan then sauté garlic and onion until tender. Stir in cumin, cinnamon, ground red pepper and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
4 Add broth, tomatoes, saffron and bring to boiling.
5 Add scallops, shrimp and mussels. Return to boiling then reduce heat and simmer, covered for 5 minutes or until mussel shells open.
6 Garnish with cilantro and serve.

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