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Seafood sauerkraut

Seafood sauerkraut

The French version of sauerkraut (choucroute) is normally served with meat, especially pork and sausage, but here is a seafood version with fish and shellfish. Do give it a try, as it's simple to make and delicious!

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Last modified on: April 17th 2011

For 8 people, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
36 min.1 hour 1 min.1 hour 37 min.
Preservation: Several days in the fridge and it freezes well.
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Step by step recipe

1 Seafood sauerkraut : Photo of step #1Prepare 1 onion. Peel and wash 300 g potatoes. If they are large, cut into four. 20 min.
2 Seafood sauerkraut : Photo of step #2Melt 2 tablespoons goose fat in a large pan over medium heat. When hot, add the chopped onion, salt and pepper, and cook for 3 or 4 minutes until the onion begins to colour. 4 min.
3 Seafood sauerkraut : Photo of step #3Add 1 kg raw sauerkraut and 2 glasses dry white wine and stir well. 3 min.
4 Seafood sauerkraut : Photo of step #4Add the potatoes, stir again, cover and leave to simmer on low heat until the potatoes are cooked (when the point of a knife will pass through them easily), about 40 minutes. 40 min.
5 Seafood sauerkraut : Photo of step #5Meanwhile, shell 150 g prawns and cut the chosen fish into pieces.

Coat the top with olive oil, using a brush, then salt and pepper. Do the same on the other side.
10 min.
6 Seafood sauerkraut : Photo of step #6Put a non-stick pan on high heat. When very hot, add the pieces of fish and cook for 1 or 2 minutes until lightly browned on both sides.

Set aside.
4 min.
7 Seafood sauerkraut : Photo of step #7In the same pan, fry the prawns for 2 or 3 minutes until they brown slightly.

Set aside.
3 min.
8 Seafood sauerkraut : Photo of step #8Pour 4 tablespoons dry white wine into the pan and deglaze. 3 min.
9 Seafood sauerkraut : Photo of step #9Pour this liquid into the pan of sauerkraut and stir in. Lay the fish and prawns on top.

Cover and leave to cook for a further 10 minutes.

Your seafood sauerkraut is ready.
10 min.

Remarks

For the photos, I used salmon and pollack, but other fish are just as good, so you can use your imagimation.

Like all slow-cooked dishes, this can be reheated and gets better each time.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
1543117 gr128 gr62 gr
77 %45 %12 %9 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
675 gr6 gr3 gr
3 %2 %1 %<1 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
19214 gr16 gr7 gr
10 %6 %2 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 8 people : 8.42 €
Per person : 1.05 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made
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