Servings: Serves 2–4
Fill stockpot with water and salt, and bring to a rolling boil.
Heat oil over medium heat in large sauté pan or a 5-quart stock pot. Sauté onions till translucent. Add garlic, green pepper, chili flakes and cayenne pepper. Stir over medium heat for 2 minutes, deglaze with red wine. Reduce by 1/4 and add fresh tomatoes, crushed tomatoes, re-hydrated sun dried tomatoes and water. Reduce heat and simmer.
Slice tilapia fillet in 2-inch strips. Add mussels, clams, prawns, squid and tilapia. Cover and simmer 5–7 minutes or until all the clams and mussels are open, and the tilapia and shrimp are opaque. Cook and drain linguine (or your favorite pasta will work). Place into a serving bowl.
Ladle spicy tomato broth onto linguine. With tongs grab all the shellfish and mollusks and place on top of sauce and pasta. Sprinkle fresh herbs on top and serve.
Published on September 16, 2002