Maine Boatman's Stew

Daune (pronounced "Dawn") Browne


You don't have to be on a boat to have this wonderful seafood dish.


★★★★★ 2 votes

20 Min
45 Min


  • 6 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 large
    onions, sliced
  • 1
    red bell pepper, seeded and sliced
  • 4 oz
    mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 1-lb can(s)
  • pinch
    salt and pepper
  • pinch
    dried thyme
  • 1-1/2 c
  • 2 lb
    whitefish fillets, skinned (i use haddock)
  • 1/2 c
    white wine
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped parsley

How to Make Maine Boatman's Stew


  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan and add the onions. Cook until begining to look transluscent. Add the pepper and cook until the vegetables are softened.
  2. Add the mushrooms and the tomatoes and bring the mixture to a boil.
  3. Add the thyme, salt, pepper and water the simmer for 30 minutes.
  4. Add the fish and wine and cook until the fish flakes easily, about 15 minutes. Stir in the parsley.
  5. To serve, place a piece of toasted French bread in the bottom of the soup bowl and spoon the fish stew over it.
  6. Shellfish may be added with the fish, if desired. Substitute green peppers for red peppers.
    The stew may also be served over rice. Accompany with a green salad.

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About Maine Boatman's Stew

Course/Dish: Fish Soups

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