Quick Fish Stew with Chickpeas

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recipe by Octopus Publishing www.octopusbooks.co.uk/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    20mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    669
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This is a real treat when you fancy a hassle-free stew. Because the fish cooks in minutes, you could easily make the zesty sauce in advance and heat it back up to add the fish. Use a combination of your favourite types of fish and serve with couscous.

recipe updated 31 Jan 2019

Ingredients

  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    30ml
  • Celery stalk icon
    Celery stalk
    as needed
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    12g
  • Onion icon
    Onion
    140g
  • Courgette icon
    Courgette
    98g
  • Paprika icon
    Paprika
    2g
  • Dry white wine icon
    Dry white wine
    125g
  • Tinned chopped tomatoes icon
    Tinned chopped tomatoes
    400g
  • Tinned chickpeas icon
    Tinned chickpeas
    400g
  • Lemon zest icon
    Lemon zest
    4g
  • Vegetable stock icon
    Vegetable stock
    75ml
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    1g
  • Cod fillet icon
    Cod fillet
    400g
  • Couscous icon
    Couscous
    317g
  • Water icon
    Water
    1200ml
  • Fresh parsley icon
    Fresh parsley
    4g

Tools

  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Saucepan
  • kCook icon Frying pan

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside celery stalk: finely sliced
  2. Prep and set aside courgette: sliced
  3. Prep and set aside cod fillet: cubed
  4. Prep and set aside fresh parsley: chopped
  5. Get a clean frying pan
  6. Add olive oil
  7. Add prepared celery stalk
  8. Add garlic clove
  9. Add onion
  10. Add prepared courgette
  11. Cook until soft - approx 5 min, medium heat
  12. Add paprika
  13. Stir - approx 1 min
  14. Add dry white wine
  15. Simmer
  16. Add tinned chopped tomatoes
  17. Simmer - approx 5 min
  18. Add drained, rinsed tinned chickpeas
  19. Add lemon zest
  20. Add vegetable stock
  21. Season with salt & pepper to taste
  22. Simmer until thickened
  23. Add prepared cod fillet
  24. Cover
  25. Simmer until flaky - approx 5 min
  26. Get a clean saucepan
  27. Add couscous
  28. Add boiling water
  29. Cover until just cooked then fluff with a fork
  30. Spoon couscous into medium bowl
  31. Transfer stew to medium bowl
  32. Garnish with prepared fresh parsley
  33. Serve immediately
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