Provençal halibut bouillabaisse with toasted garlic ciabatta

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Provençal halibut bouillabaisse with toasted garlic ciabatta

Dairy-Free, Soy-Free

2 Servings, 540 Calories/Serving

25–40 Minutes

Our simplified version of the iconic Provençal seafood stew is a cinch to prepare, featuring fresh fennel and a side of crunchy garlic bread to soak up all the goodness. 

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1 bag serves 2 (2 bags serve 4)
Sun Basket is proud to source the organic ingredients indicated below. On the rare occasion we are unable to meet our organic promise, we'll put a note in your bag.
  • 2 or 3 cloves organic peeled fresh garlic
  • 1 ciabatta roll
  • 1 organic fennel bulb
  • 4 or 5 sprigs organic fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 teaspoon piment d’Espelette
  • Seafood options:
  • 2 wild Alaskan halibut fillets (about 6 ounces each)
  • 2 sustainably raised Faroe Islands salmon fillets (about 5 ounces each)
  • 10 ounces wild sea scallops
  • 10 ounces wild tail-on jumbo shrimp
  • 1 cup crushed tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon sumac

Nutrition per serving

Calories: 540, Protein: 39g (78% DV), Fiber: 8g (32% DV), Total Fat: 16g (25% DV), Monounsaturated Fat: 0g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g, Saturated Fat: 2g (10% DV), Cholesterol: 70mg (23% DV), Sodium: 830mg (35% DV), Carbohydrates: 58g (19% DV), Total Sugars: 13g, Added Sugars: 0g (0% DV).
Contains: Wheat

Sodium does not include pantry salt; for reference, ⅛ teaspoon kosher salt per serving averages 240mg (10% DV). Not a significant source of trans fat. Packed in a facility that handles all major food allergens* and gluten. *Milk, Eggs, Fish, Crustacean Shellfish, Tree Nuts, Peanuts, Wheat, Soybeans.

Instructions

2-serving instructions (4-serving modifications in red)

Wash produce before use

1

Toast the garlic ciabatta

Heat the oven to 350°F.

  • Finely chop, press, or grate enough garlic to measure 2 teaspoons [4 tsp]; set aside half for the bouillabaisse. 
  • Cut the ciabatta roll in half horizontally, then cut the halves in half crosswise.  

In a small bowl, using a fork, mash half the garlic with 1 tablespoon [2 TBL] butter (from your pantry) or stir with 1 to 2 tablespoons oil. Season with salt and pepper.

On a sheet pan, place the ciabatta, cut sides up, and spread with the garlic mixture. Toast in the oven until golden brown, 8 to 10 minutes. Meanwhile, prepare the bouillabaisse.

2

Start the bouillabaisse

  • Cut the fennel lengthwise into quarters and cut away the core; cut the quarters lengthwise into ¼-inch-thick slices.
  • Strip the parsley leaves from the stems; coarsely chop the leaves for garnish. 

In a large frying pan over medium-high heat, warm 1 to 2 teaspoons oil until hot but not smoking. Add the fennel, season with salt and pepper, and cook, stirring occasionally, until starting to soften, 2 to 4 minutes. Stir in the piment d’Espelette and remaining garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Transfer to a medium bowl. Do not clean the pan.

3

Finish the bouillabaisse

  • Pat the seafood dry with a paper towel; season generously with salt and pepper. (If using scallops or shrimp, rinse and drain, then pat dry.)

Fish: In the same pan used for the fennel, warm 1 to 2 teaspoons oil over high heat until hot but not smoking. Add the fish and cook until browned on one side, 2 to 3 minutes. Turn the fish and add the fennel mixture, tomatoes, and 1 cup [2 cups] water; season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and cook until the fish is opaque and flaky, 2 to 4 minutes. Remove from the heat. Stir in the sumac and season to taste with salt and pepper. 

Scallops: In the same pan used for the fennel, warm 1 to 2 teaspoons oil over high heat until hot but not smoking. Add the scallops and cook without turning until golden brown on one side and starting to turn opaque, 2 to 4 minutes. Transfer the scallops to a plate. In the same pan you used for the scallops, add the fennel mixture, tomatoes, and 1 cup [2 cups] water; season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and add the scallops, seared side up, and cook to desired doneness, about 30 seconds for translucent scallops or 1 to 2 minutes for opaque. Remove from the heat. Stir in the sumac and season to taste with salt and pepper. 

Shrimp: In the same pan used for the fennel, warm 1 to 2 teaspoons oil over high heat until hot but not smoking. Add the fennel mixture, tomatoes, and 1 cup [2 cups] water; season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer. Stir in the shrimp and cook until the shrimp are firm and cooked through, 3 to 4 minutes. Remove from the heat. Stir in the sumac and season to taste with salt and pepper. 

Serve

Transfer the bouillabaisse to individual bowls, garnish with the parsley, and serve with the garlic ciabatta. 

Kids Can!
  • Press the garlic (if you have a press). 
  • Measure the garlic.
  • Spread the garlic mixture on the ciabatta.
  • Strip the parsley leaves.
  • Garnish with the parsley.