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Cuttlefish and Chorizo Stew

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Cuttlefish taste like a cross between octopus and squid: They are fuller flavored than calamari, but not nearly as rich as their rivals the octopi.

Cooking time   0
Fish type   Shellfish
Serves   3


1 large Cuttlefish
200g Chorizo
1 Red Pepper cut into 2cm dice
1 Red Pepper
1 Onion chopped
2 teaspoons Tomato Puree
3 Plum Tomatoes deseeded and chopped
2 Cloves of Garlic chopped
1 250ml Passata
150ml White Wine
250ml Fish Stock
Olive oil
Half tsp Chopped Flat Leaf Parsley


Sweat off Onions, Garlic and Chorizo in Olive oil until onions are soft then add Cuttlefish cook for 8 min, add white wine and cook for a further 5 min reducing the wine. Now add diced peppers and Tomato puree, cook for a further 5 min. Add Passata and bring to boil then simmer for another 20 to 30min or until Cuttlefish is tender. 9) If sauce is a little thick add a little fish stock and to finish add diced tomato and some chopped flat leaf parsley, season and enjoy.