Kate Gibbs' Fish stew with olives

  • TM5
  • TM6
    • 1 brown onion, peeled and cut in quarters
    • 4 garlic cloves, peeled
    • ½ teaspoon crushed chilli flakes (or to taste)
    • 3 tablespoons olive oil
    • 400g tin chickpeas, drained and rinsed
    • 400g tin chopped tomatoes
    • Juice of half a freshly squeeze lemon
    • 40g oil-cured olives, pips discarded
    • 500g firm white fish fillets, bones removed
    • 30g (1 cup) parsley leaves


      1. Place onion into mixing bowl and chop for 7 sec/speed 5. Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with spatula.
      2. Add olive oil and sauté at 10-12 min/120°C/, or until onions are translucent and soft.
      3. Add garlic, chilli flakes and chickpeas and sauté 7 min/100°C//. Season with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.
      4. Add tomatoes, lemon juice and olives, and cook at 8 min/100°C//speed 0.5.
      5. Place Varoma® into position.Season fish fillets with salt and freshly ground black pepper, then place fish into Varoma®
      6. Secure Varoma® lid and steam for 6 min/Varoma/speed 3 or until fish is cooked through.
      7. To serve, place the stew in a serving dish and gently break the fish into large pieces with a large spoon and place on top. Drizzle with extra olive oil and scatter with parsley leaves.

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      This recipe has been shared by Kate Gibbs and has not been tested by a member of the Thermomix®  Recipe Development team.

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