Seafood chili

Nick Monfire


Another dish my 6 yr old loves to eat. I wish he'd save me some shrimp...


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25 Min
30 Min


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4 Tbsp
extra virgin olive oil (divided)
2/3 c
white onion diced
jalapeno seeded,cored and diced
stovetop roasted jalapeno's seeded,cored and diced
2 Tbsp
apple cider vinegar
2 Tbsp
extra virgin olive oil
1 c
white onion diced
1 c
red bell pepper diced
1/2 c
diced celery
8 oz
fresh tilapia
1 Tbsp
chili powder
1/2 tsp
2 c
2 c
homemade tomato sauce
15 oz
can of hominy rinsed and drained
mussels scrubbed and rinsed
6 oz
fresh bay scallops
10 oz
fresh shrimp cleaned, deveined and butterflied
2 Tbsp
extra virgin oilive oil (divided)
1 Tbsp
chili powder
1 Tbsp
sweet paprika

How to Make Seafood chili


    Add 2 TBS( recipe says 4 Tbsp but it's divided) evoo to a small sauce pan and on medium-low heat add jalapeno, onion and sauté for 7 minutes to soften but not brown. Add the roasted jalapeno and sauté for 1 minute. Add the apple cider vinegar and stir for 1 minute, remove from heat. Puree in a food processor.
  • 2In a 2 quart Dutch oven or soup pot add the remaining 2 Tbps of divided olive oil on a medium to low heat. Add the onion, pepper and celery and sauté 7 minutes or until vegetables become soft but not browned. Push vegetables to the side of the pan and place tilapia in the middle of the pan and sauté for 2 minutes. Break up tilapia by pushing on it with a wooden spoon until tilapia is broken up into little pieces. Add the chili powder, cumin and sauté while mixing for 1 minute. Add the water and turn heat to high and bring to a boil. Add tomato sauce and stir to mix, reduce heat to simmer. Add hominy and simmer for 20 minutes. Add the mussels and cook for another 10 minutes.
  • 3Meanwhile after adding mussels to chili In a small bowl combine bay scallops and shrimp with 1 Tbps extra virgin olive oil,1 Tbsp of chili powder and 1 Tbsp of sweet paprika and mix to coat evenly. Add 1 TBS. of extra virgin olive oil to a large skillet on medium heat and allow temperature to come up (about 1 minute. Add the scallops and shrimp and saute for 3 minutes stirring occasionally. Add shrimp and scallops to chili pot and stir for 1 minute. Serve immediately.

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About Seafood chili

Course/Dish: Fish, Chili
Other Tag: Healthy

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