Fish Brodetto


1 pound lobster tail
1 pound sole fillets
1 pound medium shrimp – peeled and deveined
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1/4 cup olive oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 large onion, sliced
1 (15 ounce) can whole tomatoes
1 cup balsamic vinegar
3 cups red wine
2 quarts water
2 sprigs fresh basil leaves, torn
3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
salt and pepper to taste


Cut the lobster and sole into 1 inch chunks. Toss the lobster and sole with the shrimp and lemon juice, set aside.

Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the garlic and onions; cook and stir until translucent. Pour in the tomatoes, vinegar, and wine; bring to a simmer and cook for about 10 minutes. Pour in water; add the marinated fish, basil, and parsley; simmer for about 30 minutes, until the lobster has cooked through. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve with a nice, crusty bread.