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Cioppino Stew

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Ingredients
  Sea bass/Barracuda / halibut / variety of any firm fish 3 Pound
  Dungeness/1 live lobster 1 Large (Hard Shell Crab)
  Jumbo shrimps 1 Pound (Or More)
  Clams/Mussels / oysters / combination of all three 1 Pint
Directions

Cut fish into good-size serving pieces.
Crack the crab; remove top shell but keep it for making stock.
If you use lobster, cut tail into pieces and reserve body to make stock; if you use eastern lobster, cut tail into sections and crack claws.
Split shrimp shells down the back and remove the black vein.
Steam the mollusks (clams, mussels, or oysters) in a small amount of water just until they open.
Remove the top shells and save the juice.
Now to prepare the sauce:

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Steamed
Dish: 
Stew
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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