Our Family's Bouillabaisse-style Tomato Hot Pot

Our Family's Bouillabaisse-style Tomato Hot Pot

This is a tomato hot pot with an abundant flavor of seafood.
Perfect with wine too.

Ingredients: 4 servings

White fish of your choice (sea bream, cod, monkfish, etc.)
1 pack
Unshelled shrimp (deveined)
Chicken wing mid section
Manila clams have the sand cleaned out of them)
1 pack
Wiener sausages
Onion (thinly sliced)
Potato (cut into bite-sized pieces)
1 large
Carrot (thinly sliced)
Pasta (I used farfalle this time. You can also break spaghetti into short pieces)
30 g
Cabbage (chopped)
2 to 4 leaves
Mushrooms (shimeji, king oyster, etc.)
1 pack
Greens (spinach, komatsuna, etc.) (cut into about 5 cm in length)
1/2 bunch
Olive oil
2 tablespoons
Garlic (minced)
1 clove
White wine
100 ml
Canned crushed tomatoes
1 can
1000 ml
Consommé soup stock cube
1 teaspoon
about 2 teaspoons
Dried herbs (bay leaf, basil, oregano, thyme)
as needed
as needed


1. Blanch the white fish by dipping into boiling water, and cleaning thoroughly with running water. (I used the cod bones and skin this time.)
2. Heat olive oil and garlic over medium heat. Once it becomes fragrant, add onion and carrot and sauté.
3. Push the veggies from Step 2 to the side. Arrange the shrimp and chicken (skin facing down) in an open space and cook both sides until fragrant.
4. Add the clams, turn up to high heat and sauté a little. Add white wine and cover immediately, and steam until the shells open.
5. Once the shells open, set aside the clams and shrimp.
6. Add the canned tomatoes, water, consommé cube, blanched fish from Step 1, potato, pasta (uncooked), sugar, salt, and herbs. Skim off the scum once it boils.
7. Add cabbage, mushrooms, and sausages and simmer. Once the potato and pasta softens, put the clams and shrimp back into the pot, and also add the greens.
8. Adjust the taste with salt and pepper, and it's done Garnish with aioli sauce, made by mixing grated garlic into mayonnaise, if you like.
9. Make this into a risotto to finish! Add cooked rice, pizza cheese, and as much grated cheese as you like, and it's done after simmering for a little bit The charred cheese tastes awesome!

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to eat a tomato hot pot, so I made it with my imagination.