Stewed amberjack alla siciliana

Good morning! The recipe for stewed amberjack alla siciliana for me is a special recipe, for two reasons: is a traditional Sicilian dish that I always eat at home, prepared by Grandma and mom, and then it reminds me of my childhood and the typical flavors of my country and my first VIDEO RECIPE Step. The Sicilian stewed amberjack is a delicious fish stew and I would call it a unique dish because it has potatoes, tomatoes and a nice sauce in which to make the shoe with a slice of homemade bread.

In Sicily, often also called 'amberjack liparota', because of the typical sauce of Lipari. The amberjack stewed Sicilian prepares, as you can see from the video, in just a few moves and even less time and I'm sure, it with your eyes closed, you feel like you're in Sicily. Alternatively, you can also try TAIL OF TOAD IN STEW, with a quick red sauce with parsley and green olives.

You will see that many recipes the amberjack is baked in the oven: the thing works, in my opinion, When you bake a whole Yellowtail (are fish that arrive at consistent weights) but it doesn't work with a slice or slice that, in my opinion, kiln drying hopelessly. In this case, the amberjack is lightly floured and seared in oil, then set aside and together at the end with sauce: so will remain rosy and soft, and a little flour thicken up a bit’ the sauce will become smooth and tasty. If you like great, take look at other RECIPES WITH RICCIOLA but also to all my SICILIAN RECIPES. Have a good day!

Stewed amberjack alla siciliana

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  • 700 grams of Yellowtail
  • 20 cherry tomatoes
  • half an onion
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 30 grams of capers subcommittees,
  • 20 black olives in brine
  • extra virgin olive oil as required
  • fresh parsley as required
  • salt and pepper
  • enough flour
  • 6 small potatoes
  • Finely chop the parsley, Clean the garlic, slicing sottilmen


Before you start preparing amberjack stewed Sicilian, look at the VIDEO RECIPE step by step, so you'll understand exactly what to do. Finely chop the parsley, clean the garlic, thinly slice the onion, Peel the potatoes and cut into thick slices about half a centimetre, desalinize the capers under running water.

Clean the amberjack by removing the skin and any bones and cut it into chunks rather thick. Lightly flour.

Sprinkle the bottom of a pan with extra virgin olive oil and sear over high heat the amberjack on both sides for a few seconds. Set it aside.

Put in pan garlic, the onion, half of parsley, half the capers and sauté for a minute, then add the potatoes and the whole grape tomatoes. Add a little’ of hot water, Add salt and cook covered over medium heat until the potatoes are tender and the tomatoes slightly wilted (It will take 10-15 minutes) as you see in VIDEO RECIPE.

Join the amberjack with sauce, the capers and parsley-others, season with salt and pepper and cook a minute or two, always covered and over a very low heat, so the amberjack is flavored but remains rosy inside. Adjust if necessary with salt and pepper.

Serve the amberjack with its sauce and accompany with crusty bread. Bon appétit!


Stewed amberjack alla siciliana
Stewed amberjack alla siciliana

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Antoinette October 17, 2016 at 08:56

After buying a fantastic Yellowtail at the port, I've been looking for the best way to cook and…I had no doubt that you'd find something flirty! As always! I'm venturing and I'll let you know but when I choose your recipe seems already to have made and tasted with great satisfaction of course. Very good day!

Ada Parisi October 17, 2016 at 10:46

Hi Antoinette! The amberjack is one of my favorite fish! I'm sure you will like this recipe because it has all those Mediterranean flavors we love! If you want you can use the sauce to make two spaghetti as first course or accompany it with couscous or white rice for a main course complete! I embrace you! ADA

Antoinette October 19, 2016 at 06:49

Good morning, they say it was a huge success! Our Yellowtail wasn't great so I hazarded and …I left whole or stands between the potatoes, the tomatoes, olives and capers! The flavor of this dish than ever before and because we're a little greedy for the first I repurposed anchovy pesto pasta pistachios and pine nuts…grazie Andrea.

Ada Parisi October 19, 2016 at 09:30

Antoinette thanks! He did very well not left whole, so will remain juicy and soft. I'm really glad you enjoyed it. You make me start a good day. ADA

Antoinette October 19, 2016 at 20:19

There is space to comments under the stew sauce fettuccine, so I write here. This morning I had the stew to Cook! I hate him because he is always hard and than, What can I say I tried this recipe and aside from the sauce that is great, the meat is eating my toddler using only a fork to cut the cubes of meat. You look fantastic, fantasy and substance! Thanks,Thanks

Ada Parisi October 20, 2016 at 11:19

But thanks! It's my mom's stew, the best of the world. And I'm delighted to share it with you and whether your child. A big hug, ADA

Piera September 24, 2015 at 14:34

Hi Ada, really I would like to congratulate with you for your recipes, your advice and the routes that we propose not only with his pen but that season with a passion that transpires every word ! I'm not but I love Sicilian Sicily in all its forms and as soon as I can I ride to live those intense emotions that only a land like Sicily knows you live in terms of places but above all warm and welcoming people and a kitchen. Every time I come home (in Tuscany but I'm ciociara) from Sicily for a while’ I have a feeling that something is missing and I am thinking of the Sicilian people emigrate maybe in cold countries and inhospitable people. I wonder how much they will have suffered…# I love you ! Thank you for your beautiful site ! you are great ! Hi

Ada Parisi September 24, 2015 at 14:49

Hi Pipay, Meanwhile, welcome to my little space and then thanks, you very much, for your words. You're right, go away from home, in my case from Sicily, is traumatic: I have migrated’ to study in Milan now 15 years ago and then, After 8 years in Milan, they landed in Rome. I will continue to miss the light of Sicily, that strange refraction that is created between the edge of the sky and the sea… And this blog helps me not forget her ever, My land. I embrace you. ADA

marilena September 22, 2015 at 14:16

Fantastic…... like your recipes. For me, they are not that great in the kitchen, become a reference point! And not only the recipes….. I recently visited Matera making me drive from your review. I found everything exactly as you have cleverly described…Thanks!! A good day.

Ada Parisi September 22, 2015 at 14:39

I can't believe you're not cooking marilena that great: you have to like cooking to be finished on my site, where many recipes are a little’ Jaws of life! Get the Yellowtail and let me know, I'm sure you'll be fine. I fell in love with Matera! I struggled to write the travel itinerary: too many things to say, too complex the reality of that enchanted place. But the fact that you've been helpful has already repaid all the effort! Thanks, I embrace you. ADA

Giusi Davì September 21, 2015 at 09:31

Good morning, ADA! Congratulations for the recipe and video! Very clear and concise! Vist!
Moreover, Besides the amberjack, You may use other types of fish…
I thought the swordfish…
What do you think? A warm greeting, Giusi

Ada Parisi September 21, 2015 at 12:33

Thank You Giusi! Is’ an experiment, but since my partner is pretty good with the video seemed a missed opportunity not to try. I hope to improve! The recipe is fine even with swordfish, Red Snapper, spatula, tuna, mackerel, Grouper and monkfish. Let me know if you try? I embrace you, ADA

Mariolina Rovella September 21, 2015 at 09:22

Gozo also’ I,but you already know,I follow you willingly because’ your kitchen reminds me of my homeland,I live in Lucca. Great your recipe,Although the fish the dilisco before cooking,the problem and’ that here the amberjack is rarely,probably and’ due to the fact that is inaccessible. I ask you all the best for your work,in multiplicity’ of your initiatives.
A hug

Ada Parisi September 21, 2015 at 12:35

Hi Gj, heartfelt thanks! Beautiful Lucca, but I think you miss Sicily, to whom is left stays in the heart. I also dilisco the fish and I'd rather do it with touches rather than in slices because I find it more elegant… here in Rome the amberjack is, but at a very exaggerated… This piece weighed nearly 300 grams, more you can't do….. A dear greeting, ADA


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