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Seafood Soup

Cook up a delicious “Caldo de Siete Mares” Seafood Soup! It’s made with a variety of seafood ingredients and is perfect on a cold rainy day.

Serves 10
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 40 mins


  • 4 oz jumbo unpeeled shrimp
  • 4 oz cleaned squid, cut in strips
  • 4 oz cleaned baby octopus
  • 10 mussels
  • 10 clams
  • 12 oz catfish fillets (12 pieces)
  • 1 large white onion
  • 1 TBS vegetable oil
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 3 roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 5 cups water
  • 1 Knorr® shrimp flavor bouillon cube
  • 3/4 cups fresh cilantro


  1. Peel onion, leaving root end intact and cut in half. Cut 1/2 onion lengthwise into 6 wedges. Coarsely chop remaining 1/2.
  2. Heat oil in 2 gallon stockpot. Cook chopped onion with red pepper until onion is just translucent, about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in onion wedges, tomatoes, water, Knorr® Shrimp flavor Bouillon Cube(s), squid and octopus. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer, loosely covered, until octopus and squid are fork-tender, about 25 minutes.
  4. Stir in chopped cilantro and shrimp and cook 2 minutes. Stir in mussels and clams and cook, covered, until shells open, about 2 minutes. (Discard any unopened shells).
  5. Arrange catfish on top of stew and cook until catfish is opaque, about 2 minutes.
  6. Serve, if desired, with lime wedges.
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