Oven-baked Cataplana with Mussels and Prawns

4.7 9 ratings
Total time 85 mins
25 mins preparation time
60 mins cooking time

One pot, one delight: This aromatic Cataplana with mussels and prawns is easy to make and brings a taste of the Mediterranean straight to your table.

Ingredients

4 portion(s)
1 kg
fresh mussels
8 
raw king prawns, with head and shell on
500 g
waxy potatoes
1 
onion
1 
garlic clove
80 g
streaky bacon (rashers)
400 g
plum tomatoes
2 
peppers (yellow, red)
6 tbsp
olive oil
2 tsp
sweet paprika
1 tbsp
tomato purée
250 ml
white wine
200 ml
fish stock
2 
bay leaves
1 pinch
of sugar
3 
thyme sprigs
 ½ bunch
fresh coriander leaves
2 tbsp
flat leaf parsley leaves
Nutritional facts (per portion): 2589 kJ  /  617 kcal
22.9 g Fat
42.9 g Protein
45.6 g Carbohydrates

Preparation

Step 1

Place the mussels and prawns in cold water.

Step 2

Rinse, peel, and chop the potatoes into small pieces. Then rinse the peppers and plum tomatoes and chop them into small pieces.

Step 3

Roughly dice the bacon. Peel and chop the onion and garlic and sauté in a pot over a gentle heat with the remaining olive oil and bacon.

Step 4

Add the tomato paste, paprika and bay leaves. Pour in the white wine and reduce the liquid by half.

Step 5

Preheat the oven to 200 °C.

Step 6

Now add the tomatoes, peppers, potatoes and prawns. Add the fish stock and season with sugar and Kikkoman soy sauce.

Step 7

Place the mussels and prawns in the pot and cook together in the oven on the middle shelf.

Step 8

In the meantime, chop the coriander and parsley, and pick the thyme leaves. Garnish with fresh herbs before serving.

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Place the mussels and prawns in cold water.

Rinse, peel, and chop the potatoes into small pieces. Then rinse the peppers and plum tomatoes and chop them into small pieces.

Roughly dice the bacon. Peel and chop the onion and garlic and sauté in a pot over a gentle heat with the remaining olive oil and bacon.

Add the tomato paste, paprika and bay leaves. Pour in the white wine and reduce the liquid by half.

Preheat the oven to 200 °C.

Now add the tomatoes, peppers, potatoes and prawns. Add the fish stock and season with sugar and Kikkoman soy sauce.

Place the mussels and prawns in the pot and cook together in the oven on the middle shelf.

In the meantime, chop the coriander and parsley, and pick the thyme leaves. Garnish with fresh herbs before serving.

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