Monahan’s Bouillabaisse Base

Monahan's Seafood Market | Fresh Whole Fish, Fillets, Shellfish, Recipes, Catering & Lunch Counter-Ann Arbor, Michigan

Serves 8
1/2 cup olive oil
1 cup minced onion
1 tsp fennel seeds (crushed or chopped)
1/2 tsp thyme
1 28 oz canned Italian plum tomatoes (drained)
6 cloves garlic
4 1/2 oz tomato paste
1 tsp orange zest
3/4 tsp saffron
1 1/2 cups dry white wine
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
2 quarts Monahan’s Fish Stock

Heat olive oil in large pot and add onions, fennel seed, thyme and cook over moderate heat until onions are transparent. Add plum tomatoes and garlic and continue cooking, stirring frequently, until all the liquid from the tomatoes is evaporated. Add tomato paste, orange zest, saffron and mix thoroughly. Add wine, salt & pepper and simmer for 10 minutes.

Slowly pour in fish stock and stir until blended. Simmer 30 minutes.

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