Sexy Fish Stew

Sexy Fish Stew

So why is this dish named ‘Sexy Fish Stew’? To be honest, other than to peak your interest and get you to read the blog post, I don’t really know.  The origin of this dish is the Foodwishes blog, one of my favorite places to be entertained while looking for great things to eat.  I highly encourage you to check out the site sometime and view his videos – in addition to providing great recipes and easy to follow cooking tips, each comes with a guarantee of at least one corny joke (and for those of you who know me this is just the kind of joke I love).

Back to the stew…

Regardless of what you call it this stew it is amazing. For us there were two things that made it a definite winner:

  1. The broth was to die for.  The combination of leeks, shallots, fennel, cayenne pepper, wine, chicken broth – along with butter and cream – made for a very smooth and rich base for the fish and potatoes.  Quite honestly I could have just eaten the broth and been happy.
  2. Logistically it worked. I know that sounds odd, but for our life you need to have meals that taste good and can come together at odd hours.  In this case I put together the broth and potatoes in the afternoon, then threw it into the refrigerator for later.  When we got home from an early evening event I was able to quickly warm this up, add the fish and have it on the table within 15 minutes.

Go ahead and give it a try, I’m sure you will find it appealing – and please leave a comment below if you get the reference!

Recipe: Sexy Fish Stew

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2 thoughts on “Sexy Fish Stew

  1. Dave

    Is it “appealing” because of the way the potatoes are peeled? They are showing a little skin, thus the name of this dish?

    1. Bob Post author

      You got it Dave – the reference was to the potatoes and if you watch the FoodWishes video you’ll see the author makes a corny joke about why he peeled them that way.


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