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Here is another Portuguese fish stew recipe that looks very good and very spicy.
Portuguese Fish Stew Recipe
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Portuguese Fish Stew Recipe

Portuguese Fish Stew Recipe

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1 onion3 tablespoons butter1 red pepper1 teaspoon oregano4 cloves garlic1 teaspoon thyme1 chilli pepper1 8oz can of diced tomatoes 1 lb Portuguese sausage (linguica or chourico cut into small pieces)2 boxes of chicken broth or 4 cups of homemade chicken stock.1/2 lb shrimp, 1/2 lb scallops, 1 lb haddock, 1 lb of mussels2 Potatoes (diced)Sea Salt and freshly ground pepper (to taste)Fresh parsleyHot pepper sauce of your choice Get Portuguese ingredients & other stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff from Amazon.com
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  1. In a large dutch oven or pot, melt the butter, add the chopped onion, red pepper, chilli pepper, and garlic.
  2. Saute until its soft.
  3. Add the chourico or linguica sausage and cook for a few minutes longer.
  4. Add the canned tomatoes and diced potatoes if you are using it.
  5. Add oregano, thyme, salt and ground pepper.
  6. Stir until it is well combined and add the stock or combination of stock and wine.
  7. Simmer for 10 minutes, until the potatoes are tender.
  8. Add the mussels, let cook for a few minutes, then add in other fish and simmer a little longer until cooked, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  9. Garnish with fresh parsley and add hot pepper sauce if needed (to taste).
Recipe & Photo Credit: Caily, haveadeliciouslife.com

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