Spicy Fish and Chorizo Stew Spicy Fish and Chorizo Stew

Photography: Jeff Coulson

Canned tomatoes and beans add low- cost flavour and filling protein to this satisfying stew, but they're typically high in sodium. Using no-salt-added varieties means you have much more control over how much salt goes into the dish. 

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine



In large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook sausage, stirring often, until lightly browned, about 3 minutes. Add onion and hot pepper flakes; cook, stirring occasionally,until onion is softened, about 5 minutes.

Stir in tomato paste and garlic; cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add tomatoes; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until beginning to thicken, about 8 minutes.

Add beans and salt; cook, stirring occasionally, until heated through and stew is slightly thickened, about 5 minutes. Stir in tilapia; simmer until fish flakes easily when tested with fork and no longer translucent, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat; gently stir in cilantro and vinegar.

Nutritional facts per serving: about

  • Fibre 9 g
  • Sodium 645 mg
  • Sugars 8 g
  • Protein 32 g
  • Calories 376.0
  • Total fat 13 g
  • Potassium 1248 mg
  • Cholesterol 61 mg
  • Saturated fat 4 g
  • Total carbohydrate 34 g


  • Iron 49.0
  • Folate 12.0
  • Calcium 10.0
  • Vitamin A 22.0
  • Vitamin C 25.0
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Spicy Fish and Chorizo Stew