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       Title: Catfish Stew
  Categories: Fish
       Yield: 8 Servings
  
    0.50 lb BACON,DICED
    2.00    CLOVE GARLIC,MINCED
    2.00    ONIONS, DICED (LARGE)
    1.00    GREEN PEPPER, DICED (LARGE)
    1.00    RED PEPPER, DICED (LARGE)
            CRUSHED RED PEPPER FLAKES
    8.00 oz OKRA, SLICED
    6.00 oz TOMATO PASTE
    2.00 lb CATFISH,CUBED
            Salt
            Pepper
    2.50 c  DICED, CANNED TOMATOES
    3.00 c  FISH STOCK
  
       In a heavy bottomed soup pot, saute the
       bacon. As soon as it startes to brown add the
       onion and diced green & red pepper. Cook for
       about 5 min more. Add the diced tomatoes.
       Cook 5 min. more. Add the okra and the fish
       stock bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer.
       Cook till soup starts to thicken (tomato paste
       can be added at this point if desired).
       Add the cubed catfish and simmer till fish is
       done. Season w/salt & pepper.
       Pass the crushed red pepper flakes.
       NOTE: to spice up the soup add tabasco,grn.red
       pepper. Can also add crab, shrimp, oysters, chicken. Went out
   fishing the other day and caught a few catfish too small to keep but
   this recipe came to mind. Its real good when made spicy and served
   with COLD beer. 04/29 11:17 Weird AL A.Green14 on Genie
  
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