Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali
Show: Molto Mario
Episode: Brutti Ma Buoni
Total:
35 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

  • 6 shrimp, peeled and cleaned
  • 6 scampi, peeled and cleaned
  • 6 small mussels, bearded and scrubbed
  • 6 large clams, scrubbed
  • 6 small razor clams, scrubbed
  • 6 large mussels, bearded and scrubbed
  • 6 small calamari, cleaned
  • 1 (2 pound) lobster
  • 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 lemons, zested and juiced
  • 1 tablespoon hot chile flakes
  • 2 bunches Italian parsley, finely chopped to yield 1/2 cup
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 pound crab meat
  • Lemon wedges, for garnish

Directions

Bring 6 quarts water to boil and set up ice bath.

Cook the shrimp for 1 1/2 minutes and plunge into the ice bath. Cook scampi for 1 minute, and plunge into the ice bath. Cook the calamari 1 minute and do the same. Cook lobster for 8 minutes and then cool in ice bath.

In a large saute pan, place the mussels and clams with 1 cup of water and bring to a boil. Cover and steam, removing each shellfish as it opens. Discard those shellfish that do not open. Keeping each type of shellfish separate, dress each individually with 1 to 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, a touch of lemon juice, a pinch of chile flakes and 1 to 2 tablespoons parsley and salt and pepper, to taste. Do the same with the crabmeat. Arrange all the seafood on a big platter. Garnish with lemon wedges and serve.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Venetian Seafood Salad: Insalata di Frutti di Mare Veneziana

Recipe courtesy of Food Network

Grilled Seafood: Frutti di Mare alla Griglia

Recipe courtesy of Rocco DiSpirito

Seafood Antipasti alla Veneziana

Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali

Calves Liver, Venetian Style: Fegato alla Veneziana

Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali

Grilled Insalata Di Mare

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Roman-Style Timbal: Timballo di Riso alla Romana

Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali

Lumache di Mare: Sauteed Sea Snails

Recipe courtesy of David Rocco

Chicken Livers Banker Style: Fegato di Pollo alla Finanziera

Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali

Fritto Misto-Mixed Deep Fried Seafood

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Cooking Tips 3 Videos

Step-by-step photos

Eggs 101: Poached 01:24

These easy steps will have you poaching eggs to perfection in no time.

Similar Topics:

On TV

Unique Eats

10am | 9c

Unique Eats

10:30am | 9:30c

Unique Eats

11am | 10c

Unique Eats

11:30am | 10:30c

Man Fire Food

12pm | 11c

Man Fire Food

12:30pm | 11:30c

Man Fire Food

1pm | 12c

Man Fire Food

1:30pm | 12:30c

Man Fire Food

2:30pm | 1:30c

Man Fire Food

3:30pm | 2:30c

Man Fire Food

4:30pm | 3:30c

Man Fire Food

5:30pm | 4:30c

Man Fire Food

6:30pm | 5:30c

Man Fire Food

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Guilty Pleasures

8pm | 7c

Guilty Pleasures

8:30pm | 7:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

10pm | 9c

Unwrapped 2.0

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Guilty Pleasures

12:30am | 11:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

So Much Pretty Food Here