Briny clam juice is the secret weapon in this dish. We like the salinity of Bar Harbor brand, which goes well with the paprika.

Advertisement

Ingredients

Ingredient Checklist

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Heat oil in a large straight-sided skillet over medium-high. Add fennel, celery, and a pinch of salt; cook, stirring often, until vegetables begin to soften, 5 minutes. Add garlic and paprika; cook until fragrant, 30 seconds. Add tomatoes and cook, stirring, until thickened slightly, 5 minutes. Add clam juice and potatoes; season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer, covered, until potatoes are fork-tender, 30 minutes.

    Advertisement
  • Season fish with salt; gently fold into stew. Return to a simmer, cover, and remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes. Serve, topped with fennel fronds, a drizzle of oil, and more pepper, if desired.

Reviews