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Fish Stew Recipe (Quick and Easy)

For a delectable and healthy meal, try out this Quick and Easy Fish Stew recipe. It's a flavourful dish that can be prepared in just 34 minutes and serves 4.

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 6 tablespoons of premium extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium-sized onion, finely chopped (equivalent to about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 3 large cloves of garlic, finely minced
  • Approximately 2/3 cup of freshly chopped parsley leaves
  • Either 1 1/2 cups of freshly chopped tomato OR 1 can (14 ounces) of whole or crushed tomatoes with their natural juices
  • Optional: 2 teaspoons of tomato paste
  • A bottle of clam juice (8 ounces) or an equivalent amount of fish stock (1 cup)
  • 1/2 cup of dry white wine, such as Sauvignon Blanc
  • 1 1/2 pounds of firm white fish fillets, such as halibut, cod, red snapper, or sea bass, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • A pinch of dried oregano
  • A pinch of dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon of Tabasco sauce, or more to taste
  • 1/8 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper, with additional to taste
  • 1 teaspoon of salt, with extra to taste


1. **Saute the Aromatics in Olive Oil:**

   - Heat olive oil in a large, thick-bottomed pot over medium-high heat.

   - Add onion and sauté for 4 minutes.

   - Add the garlic and cook for an additional minute.

   - Stir in parsley and cook for 2 more minutes.

   - Add tomato and tomato paste, and gently cook for about 10 more minutes.

2. **Finish the Soup:**

   - Pour in clam juice, dry white wine, and add the fish.

   - Bring the mixture to a simmer and let it simmer until the fish is cooked through and easily flakes apart (approximately 3 to 5 minutes).

   - Season with salt, pepper, oregano, thyme, and Tabasco. Adjust salt and pepper to taste.

3. **Serve the Stew:**

   - Ladle the stew into individual bowls and serve.

   - It pairs wonderfully with crusty bread for dipping into the flavourful fish stew broth.