Recipe courtesy of Eric Ripert

Korean-Style Shrimp Cioppino with Gochujang (Korean-Style Shrimp Bouillabaisse)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 1 hr 25 min
  • Active: 1 hr
  • Yield: 4 servings
Share This Recipe

Ingredients

Aioli:

Cioppino:

Directions

  1. For the aioli: Bring about 1/2 cup of water to a boil. Place the saffron threads in a small bowl. Spoon out 2 teaspoons of the water and pour over the saffron threads to "bloom." Mix together the mayonnaise, saffron water and garlic paste in a small bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Refrigerate for up to 3 days.
  2. For the cioppino: Heat the vegetable oil in a medium pot over medium heat. Add the leeks, garlic, fennel, orange zest and saffron. Cook the vegetables until tender. Pour in the Pernod and either light the liquid with a flame to flambe or you can cook over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes to cook off the alcohol.
  3. Add the chopped tomatoes and gochujang and cook down until most of the water is cooked out. Pour in the chicken stock just to cover the vegetables and bring up to a boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer and cook for about 15 minutes. Add the diced potatoes to the vegetables. Season the shrimp on both sides with salt and pepper. Lay the shrimp on top of the vegetables and cook for 2 minutes. Flip the shrimp, turn off the heat and let the shrimp finish cooking in the hot liquid, about 2 minutes.
  4. To serve, set out 4 bowls. Spoon the vegetables into the bottom of the bowls. Arrange the shrimp in a circle on top of the vegetables. Spread the toasted baguette croutons with 4 tablespoons of the aioli. Reserve the remaining aioli for another use. Garnish the top of each cioppino with a crouton and some of the reserved fennel fronds.

Cook’s Note

Gochujang is a spicy, slightly sweet fermented chili paste popular in Korean cuisine. You can find it in Asian supermarkets and specialty food stores.

Fudge Factor

Chocolate Desserts

Indulge in our decadent chocolate desserts, from cookies and cakes to puddings, souffles and truffles.

Over-the-Top-Delicious Treats to Satisfy Your Food Obsession

Are you infatuated with ice cream? Do you lust over lobster? Swoon at the sight of chocolate? Here's the best recipe for each food …

Review: Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert's Chocolate Bar Nov 16, 2012

Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert have teamed up with master chocolatier Christopher Curtin to create the "Good & Evil" chocolate b …

How-To: Chocolate Cream Puffs

Make this classic and elegant French dessert using our step-by-step guide.

Easy Gift Idea: Chocolate-Covered Toffee Feb 7, 2013

Looking for an easy gift idea? Cooking Channel's recipe for Chocolate-Covered Toffee is just the ticket. A touch of coffee in the …

How to Make Truffles

Learn how to make a chocolate lover's favorite treat: the classic truffle made from smooth chocolate ganache.

Essentials: Chocolate Basics Sep 1, 2016

Satisfy that chocolate craving in your very own kitchen. All you need is baking chocolate and a little know-how. It also helps to …

Nostalgic, Old-Fashioned and Retro Candy and Candy Bars

Take a sweet trip down memory lane by ogling these old-school candy bars and confections.