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cast iron pot of grilled cioppino with toasted bread

Grilled Cioppino - Classic Seafood Stew

Learn how to make an Italian-American classic seafood stew on the grill. Grilled Cioppino is hearty and healthy and delicious with crusty grilled bread.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Cioppino, clams, grilled, mussels, seafood, shrimp, stew
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 394 kcal
Author Christie Vanover


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 small shallots minced
  • 2 stalks celery minced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 8 oz. clam juice
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup chardonnay
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 lb clams
  • 1 lb shrimp
  • 1/2 lb scallops
  • 2 tbs butter
  • 2 tbs flour


  1. Heat grill to medium. Place a large cast iron pot on the grill. Heat the olive oil. Sauté the shallots, celery, garlic and red pepper flakes, until tender. Add the tomatoes and sauté 3 minutes.

  2. Add the clam juice, chicken broth, wine, salt, pepper and bay leaves. Top with a lid, close the grill and simmer for 30 minutes.

  3. Remove the lid. Add the clams. Close the grill, and cook 10 minutes. Add the scallops and shrimp and grill for 5 minutes.
  4. Combine the butter and flour in a small bowl, and roll into 3 balls. Drop the balls into the pot and cook, stirring occasionally for 5 minutes.
  5. Serve with grilled bread.
Nutrition Facts
Grilled Cioppino - Classic Seafood Stew
Amount Per Serving
Calories 394 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 319mg106%
Sodium 2715mg118%
Potassium 582mg17%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 34g68%
Vitamin A 660IU13%
Vitamin C 29.6mg36%
Calcium 211mg21%
Iron 3.9mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.