This traditional fisherman's stew is punched up by ajada, a spicy Galician sauce made with olive oil, garlic and paprika. More Spanish Dishes

Janet Mendel
October 2007

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active:
25 mins
total:
1 hr
Yield:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Season the halibut with salt and refrigerate for 30 minutes. In a large saucepan, combine the potatoes, stock, wine, bay leaves, onion, chard and 1 tablespoon of salt. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer over low heat for 15 minutes.

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  • In a small saucepan, heat the oil. Add the garlic and cook over low heat until golden, 4 minutes. Stir in the paprika and crushed red pepper; remove from the heat.

  • Lay the halibut on top of the potatoes and simmer, turning once, until the fish is just cooked through, about 8 minutes.

  • Transfer the halibut and potato stew to shallow bowls. Ladle 1 1/2 cups of the broth into the garlic oil and bring to a boil. Stir well, pour it over the fish and serve.

Suggested Pairing

Minerally Albariño.

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