Looking for a great seafood stew that doesn't take all day to prepare? From cioppino to bouillabaisse to gumbo, these easy seafood stew recipes deliver other-fish options with good flavor and little fuss.
In American Colonial days, waters along the Eastern seaboard brimmed with oysters. Because many abstained from eating meat on Christmas Eve, scallops and oysters became a holiday food. As the railroad stretched across the country, oysters were transported to the plains. Today, even Midwesterners serve oyster stew on Christmas Eve or New Year's Eve.
Serve slices of crusty French bread to soak up every last drop of this savory seafood stew.
Jalapeno peppers and fresh garlic give this low-calorie, high-protein seafood dish a spicy kick. Toast baguette slices for a hearty side perfect for dipping!
A dash of nutmeg brings out the best in the shrimp and emphasizes the slightly sweet, nutty taste of Gruyere cheese.
Pinches of cumin, cinnamon, and saffron give this seafood favorite an African twist.
For a taste of the South, fish fillet and shrimp flavor this satisfying stew that's low in calories and fat.
This fish and shrimp stew is often served over crostini or toast. With less than 200 calories per serving, it makes a great diet lunch or light dinner.
Add a little French flair to your table with this shrimp, scallop, mussel, and whitefish-loaded soup. Check fresh mussels carefully before adding to the broth and discard any mussels that gap open and do not close when tapped lightly with a finger.
This seafood version of the classic Italian soup uses shrimp, pasta, beans, and tomatoes. Serve this healthy 30-minute recipe when time is short.
Southeastern Louisiana has as many different takes on how to make gumbo as it has gumbo pots. Any number of ingredients common to Cajun country -- shrimp, crab, oysters, chicken, pork, andouille sausage, peppers and okra -- find their way into this simmering stew seasoned to perfection and served over rice.