Mediterranean-Asian Fish Stew
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The flavours of Thailiand meet those of the Mediterranean in this fusion fish stew.
Recipe type: soup, stew, fish, fusion
Cuisine: mediterranean, asia, fish, soup, stew
Serves: 2-4
  • 1 lb. or 500 gm firm white fish fillets
  • 1 can stewed whole tomatoes
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 hot chile, thinly sliced
  • 3 whole pickled bamboo shoots, thinly sliced
  • 1 bag frozen green beans (340g)
  • 3 sprigs of Italian or sweet basil, leaves only
  • 1 tsp. Thai red curry paste
  • ½ tbp. dried ground lemon grass
  • 1 tsp. dried ground celery leaf
  • 2 tbsp. fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp. light soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp. olive or vegetable oil
  • 6 cups low sodium vegetable broth
  1. In a large pot heat the oil and saute onions until soft and translucent, then add garlic and cook another 2 minutes. Next add the curry paste and mix with a bit of water or broth to break up the paste. Add all remaining ingredients except the fish fillets. Bring to a soft boil, add the fish fillets and simmer for 30 minutes.
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