Sonia's Bouillabaisse New Orleans Style

1 1/2 pounds mahi mahi cut into 1″ square piece
1 pounds snapper cut into 1″ square pieces
1 pound small shrimp
4 tablespoon olive oil
1 yellow onion cut into small pieces
4 minced garlic cloves
8 roma tomatoes each cut into small 8 pieces
1/2 cup tomato sauce
1 tablespoon oregano
1 tablespoon parsley
1 tablespoon basil
1/2 teaspoon saffron
3 cup fish stock
1 cup white wine
salt and pepper
*Tabasco sauce optional

*Limes, sourdough or french bread cut into 1/2″ round pieces for serving

*You can also add 1/4 cup white rice when adding the fish stock.

On a sauce pan heat the oil over medium high. Saute onion, garlic with salt and pepper. Cook until garlic start to turn brown. Add tomatoes, oregano, parsley and saffron. Lower temperature and simmer for 15 minutes. Add fish stock, wine, tomato sauce and boil. Lower temperature, add fish, and simmer for 20 minutes. Let it cool and check for salt, pepper and tabasco sauce optional. Serve with bread and limes on the side. Serves 8

*I was encouraged to master this recipe after visiting my brother while living in New Orleans.

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