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Easy Seafood Stew Recipe | Great British Food Magazine

Easy Seafood Stew

Light yet filling and ready to eat in less than 30 minutes

  • 1kg live mussels
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 200g streaky bacon, chopped
  • Rapeseed oil
  • 300g new potatoes, halved
  • 500ml fish stock
  • 75g sliced squid
  • 200g raw shell on prawns
  • A pinch of mace
  • A pinch of saffron
  • 1 tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 4 tbsps single cream
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 tbsps chopped chives
  • 2 tbsps chopped parsley
  • Rinse the mussels in cold running water while you sauté the onion and bacon in oil for about five minutes.
  • Add the potatoes and stock and bring to a gentle boil for ten minutes.
  • Add the seafood and spices, and cook for five minutes.
  • Remove any unopened mussels and add the cream and pepper. Stir well and check the seasoning. Stir in the herbs and serve with a crusty baguette and green salad.
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