Frutti di Mare ( fruit of the sea!)

Frutti Di Mare ( Fruit Of The Sea!)

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Eddie Szczerba


This is a traditional food served during the Christmas and New Year holidays in our home and we love it! We hope that you will enjoy it too!


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30 Min
30 Min


  • 1 lb
    each,calamari rings,medium shrimp,little neck clams,conh or scungilli,bay scallops
  • 2 large
  • 1 medium
    red onion diced
  • 1 medium
    yellow bell pepper or orange diced
  • 1 Tbsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 3 clove
    sliced thin garlic
  • 1 c
    parsley, italian chopped/plus more for garnish
  • 1 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    cracked black pepper
  • 1/2 c
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 3
    celery ribs diced
  • 1 c
    green olives

  • 4 c
  • 1 c
    chicken stock
  • 3 clove
  • 2 large
    lemon cut in half plus one cut in wedges
  • 3
    bay leaves
  • 1 tsp
    peppercorns, whole black
  • 2 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1 tsp
    old bay seasoning

  • 1 large
    stock pot
  • 1 medium
    fine mesh strainer with handle
  • 1
    slotted spoon
  • 2 medium
    mixing bowl
  • 1
    ice cubes and water
  • 6-12 small
    serving vessels

How to Make Frutti di Mare ( fruit of the sea!)


  1. Have your fish monger clean your seafood or you can do it yourself.The calamari and the conch will be the most labor of all of the seafood involved in the recipe.The calamari must be cleaned and sliced into rings,the conch can be sliced thin,not too thin also.
  2. Bring all of the stock ingredients to a rapid boil the using the fine mesh strainer,blanch the seafood individually by species for 2-3 minutes and submerge in the ice bath using the mixing bowl.
  3. When all the seafood is blanched,remove from the ice bath using the slotted spoon into another mixing bowl.
  4. Now,season the seafood using all of the ingredients listed,reserving some parsley and red pepper flake for garnish.An additional lemon wedge is recommended for serving also. Arrange the salad in serving vessel and chill for at least one hour before serving,Enjoy!!:)

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