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Stainless steel bowl with handles full of Penn Cove Seafood Stew next two two pieces of garlic bread at Christopher's on Whidbey
Penn Cove Seafood stew
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
45 mins

This is easy to make seafood stew recipe is the perfect date night.  Loaded with fresh seafood and vegetables this restaurant style dish will turn a weeknight into a special occasion.

Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Seafood Soup, Seafood Stew
Servings: 8
Calories: 407 kcal
Author: Chef Dennis Littley
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large white onion diced
  • 4 large garlic cloves diced
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 2 cups diced tomatoes drained
  • 2 cups tomato sauce
  • salt
  • pepper
  • dried basil
  • dried oregano
  • 1 cup zucchini sliced
  • 1 cup mushrooms sliced
  • 1 cup broccoli florets broken into small bite size pieces
  • 4 dozen Penn Cove shellfish mussels (or local mussels)
  • 4 dozen Manila clams (or little neck clams)
  • 2 pounds wild Pacific salmon cut into 2 inch piece
  • 16 large prawns (16-20 count shrimp)
  • 16 large scallops
  • 4 tablespoon unsalted butter diced
  • ½ cup parsley chopped
  1. In a large pot, heat the olive oil. Add the onion and garlic and cook over high heat for about three minutes. Deglaze with wine and reduce buy about a third. Add the chicken stock and tomatoes. Season with salt, pepper, dried oregano and dried basil. Bring to a boil and cook for about 10 minutes.
  2. Add your clams and mussels, cover and cook until about half of them have opened (about 5 min). Add all vegetables, the fish, prawns and scallops, stir gently, cover again and cook until all mussels and clams are fully opened (about 5-8 min) add butter and chopped parsley let cook for one more minute and serve.
  3. Enjoy with a nice slice of rustic bread ( we serve with a cheesy garlic bread here at the restaurant)
Nutrition Facts
Penn Cove Seafood stew
Amount Per Serving
Calories 407 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Cholesterol 98mg33%
Sodium 728mg30%
Potassium 1241mg35%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 34g68%
Vitamin A 975IU20%
Vitamin C 29.7mg36%
Calcium 70mg7%
Iron 3.1mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.