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Cioppino
This authentic San Francisco cioppino with Dungeness crab, prawns, scallops, mussels and clams will knock your socks off!

Cioppino

Yield: 2 servings
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 1 hour
Difficulty: $recipe[8] hats
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Nugget Signature Recipe

This authentic San Francisco cioppino with Dungeness crab, prawns, scallops, mussels and clams will knock your socks off!

Ingredients

Preparation

Sauté onions, fennel and celery in butter for 5 minutes over medium high heat. Add garlic and half of the parsley and continue to cook for 3 minutes. Add red wine and tomato paste and bring to a boil. Add diced tomatoes, bay leaf, water, and simmer for 45 minutes. Add seafood, cover, and continue to cook for 10 minutes or until the clams and mussels open. Add remaining parsley and salt and pepper to taste.

Techniques used in this recipe

simmer (I), sauté, julienne, deglaze

Pair with

  • Zinfandel

    Zinfandel is a mouthfilling, dry red wine packed with jammy blackberry, boysenberry and plummy fruit flavors. It can be quite thick, chewy and extremely dark in color.

  • Sangiovese

    Responsible for the three great wines of Tuscany: Chianti, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano and Brunello di Montalcino, Sangiovese is Italy's most famous grape.

  • Pinot Noir

    Pinot Noir is known for its remarkably lithe, silky textures and earthy aromas. The best Pinots exude warm baked cherries, cedar, cigar and chocolate. Pinots are typically high in alcohol and lighter in body, color and tannins than Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Zinfandel.

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Cioppino

This authentic San Francisco cioppino with Dungeness crab, prawns, scallops, mussels and clams will knock your socks off!