Spiced Seafood Stew
Food and Drink

Recipe and photo courtesy of McCormick Gourmet; mccormick.com

Spiced Seafood Stew

"Fragrant and nutty, cumin flavors this Moroccan-inspired stew that features the seafood trio of shrimp, scallops and mussels."

Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes Serves: 4


1 tablespoon olive oil

1 medium onion, finely chopped

2 teaspoons minced garlic

1 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet™ Cumin, Ground

1/2 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet™ Cinnamon, Ground Saigon

1/4 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet™ Cayenne Pepper

1  14.5-ounce can diced tomatoes, drained

1 cup Kitchen Basics® Original Seafood Stock

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet™ Saffron, Spanish , crushed

8 ounces scallops

8 ounces medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

8 ounces mussels, rinsed

Heat oil in large saucepan on medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir 5 minutes or until tender. Add cumin, cinnamon and cayenne pepper; cook and stir 1 minute.

Stir in tomatoes, stock, salt and saffron. Bring to boil. Add shrimp, scallops and mussels. Return to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 5 minutes or until mussel shells open. Discard any mussels that do not open. Serve with cooked couscous, if desired.