Spicy Fish Stew

Spicy Fish Stew is a delicious easy and quick recipe for a spicy-hot, Italian-Style meal. It takes only (30) minutes total time on the stovetop. Serve with a good crusty bread if desired. Ingredients: Tilapia filets, fennel, garlic, clam juice and arrabbiata sauce. NOTE: If you are not able to locate the arrabbiata sauce; I have a link below this recipe for a made from scratch version. This is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low cholesterol, low sugars, low carbohydrates, low sodium, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (5 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (4) servings. Serving Size: (1-3/4) cups per serving. Spicy Fish Stew will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes.
Total Time: 30 Minutes.

1 large fennel bulb with stalks
Non-Stick cooking spray
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 cups bottled arrabbiata sauce
1/2 cup water
1 (8 oz) bottle clam juice
(1 lb) tilapia or cod fillets,
cut in (1″) pieces


1. Trim off the tough outer leaves from fennel; mince the feathery fronds to measure 2 Tablespoons. Remove and discard the stalks. Cut fennel bulb in half lengthwise; discard core. Thinly slice fennel bulb.

2. Coat a large Dutch oven with cooking spray and place over medium-high heat. Add sliced fennel; cook 1 minute, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook 4 minutes or until fennel is crisp-tender.

3. Add garlic to pan; cook 1 minute, stirring frequently. Add arrabbiata sauce, water, and clam juice to pan; simmer 5 minutes. Add tilapia to pan; cover and simmer 4 minutes or until done.

4. Divide stew among 4 bowls, and sprinkle evenly with the reserved fennel fronds.
Optional: Serve with a crusty bread if desired.

NOTE: If you cannot locate the Arrabbiata Sauce click the link below for a made from scratch recipe.

Yield: 4 Servings
Serving Size: 1-3/4 cups per serving.

Weight Watchers (5 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 1/2

Calories: 213, Total Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 1.7g, Cholesterol: 58mg, Sodium: 552mg, Sugars: 1g, Carbohydrates: 9g, Fiber: 1g, Protein: 27g

Original recipe and image from CookingLight. http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/spicy-tilapia-fennel-stew

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