Classic Prawn and Mussel Cioppino Recipe

Classic Prawn and Mussel Cioppino Recipe


Our Classic Prawn and Mussel Cioppino features plump prawns and mussels simmering in a flavoursome tomato broth. We've infused it with fragrant herbs and a touch of wine for an extra depth of flavour. It's a classic dish that never disappoints!


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 800g crushed tomatoes
  • 500ml chicken stock
  • 250ml white wine
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 500g prawns, peeled and deveined
  • 500g mussels, cleaned and debearded
  • Fresh parsley, chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Sauté Aromatics
    1 Sauté Aromatics

    Heat olive oil in a large pot and sauté onions and garlic until onions are translucent, about 5 minutes.

  2. Add Tomatoes and Seasonings
    2 Add Tomatoes and Seasonings

    Stir in crushed tomatoes, chicken stock, white wine, bay leaves, and oregano. Bring to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes to develop the flavours.

  3. Incorporate Seafood
    3 Incorporate Seafood

    Add cleaned prawns and mussels. Cover and cook until mussels have opened and prawns are pink and opaque, about 5-7 minutes.

  4. Final Touches
    4 Final Touches

    Discard any unopened mussels. Stir in chopped parsley and season with salt and pepper to taste before serving.

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