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                        MANHATTAN-STYLE SEAFOOD STEW
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Stews                            Fish
                 Kooknet
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    5       sl           Bacon, chopped
    1 1/2   lg           Onions, chopped
    5       lg           Shallots or Green Onions,
                         Chopped
    5 1/4   lb           Cans Italian Plum Tomatoes,
                         Drained
   24       oz           Bottled Clam Juice
      3/4   c            Dry White Wine
    3                    Bay Leaves
      1/4   ts           Dried Red Pepper, crushed
    1       lb           White Rose Potatoes, peeled,
                         Quartered lengthwise, and
                         Thinly sliced
                         Salt
                         Ground Pepper
    3 1/2   lb           Clams, well scrubbed
      1/2   lb           Sea Scallops, halved
                         Crosswise
      1/2   lb           Uncooked Medium Shrimp,
                         Peeled and deveined, with
                         Tails left intact
   30                    Fresh Basil Leaves, thinly
                         Sliced
    1       tb           Lemon Peel, julienned
 
   Cook bacon in a heavy large pot over medium heat until fat renders, about 5
   minutes. Add onions and shallots and saute until tender, about 8 minutes.
   Chop tomatoes in a food processor. Add to pot with clam juice, wine, bay
   leaves and dried red pepper. Simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
   
   Add potatoes to stew and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes. Season with
   salt and pepper. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate.
   Return to simmer before continuing.) Add clams to stew. Cover and simmer
   until clams begin to open, about 5 minutes. Add scallops and shrimp, cover
   and simmer until clams open and scallops and shrimp are cooked through,
   about 3 minutes. Discard and clams that do not open. Mix in half of basil.
   Transfer stew to a large serving bowl. Sprinkle with remaining basil and
   lemon peel.
   
   Source: Unknown Typed by Katherine Smith Cyberealm BBS Watertown NY
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