Sea Bass Stew

Levrek Pilakisi

Preparation info

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    • Difficulty


Appears in

Nevin Halici's Turkish Cookbook

By Nevin Halici

Published 1989

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Swordfish, bonito or striped tuna may be used in this garlicky fish and potato stew, instead of bass.


  • 500 g/1 lb bass, filleted
  • salt
  • 3–4 tbsp


Rinse the fish under cold running water, sprinkle with salt and leave to drain.

Heat the olive oil and fry the onions, celery, carrots and garlic for 3 minutes. Then add the tomatoes, potatoes, fish stock, pepper and a pinch of salt, cover the pan and cook for 10 minutes.

Cover the bottom of a large shallow pan with half the vegetable mixture, place the fish fillets on it and sp