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1-1/2 lbstriped bass fillets or skinless cod, cut into serving pieces
1 lbshelled and deveined shrimp (fresh or frozen)
1-1/2 lbcrab or 2 (12 ounces) packages frozen crab, cut into chunks
1large onion, chopped
1medium green pepper, chopped
1garlic clove, minced
1 can(s)(28 ounces) tomatoes, cut up
1/2 cwhite wine
1/4 cchopped parsley
·salt and pepper to taste
How to Make Cioppino
- Thaw crab and shrimp.
Cover and refrigerate shellfish and fish till needed, about 45 minutes before serving.
- In Dutch oven over medium heat in hot oil, cook onion, green pepper and garlic until tender, about 5 minutes.
Add tomatoes and their liquid, wine, parsley and seasoning; reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 15 minutes.
- Increase heat to medium high; add fresh crab and cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
If using frozen crab, add during last 2 minutes of cooking.
Carefully add fillet pieces and shrimp. Return to boiling; then reduce heat.
- Cover and simmer for 5 more minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork and shrimp are tender.
Serve immediately in soup bowls.