Irish Seafood Coddle
Serves: 4
  • 900ml vegetable or fish stock
  • 3 scallions, finely chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, chopped small
  • 1 stick celery, chopped small
  • 480g mixed fish/seafood such as prawns, salmon, white fish, crabmeat, cooked mussels, shucked oysters – all or any combination of these
  • Salt & pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fennel or parsley finely chopped
  1. Bring the stock to the boil.
  2. Add scallions, carrots and celery and simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Add fish/seafood of your choice and simmer for another five minutes.
  4. Taste and season if necessary.
  5. Serve in deep plates or bowls, with generous sprinklings of fennel or parsley.
Recipe by George Hughes Fishmongers at