Dutch Ovens for Camping
To have some of the best tasting meals for camping that is low fat.
For camping feast that are delicious & fun to make you can’t beat a cast iron Dutch oven hanging on a tripod over hot coals on a hot summer night. When camping in parks or way back in a wild setting campers like to tell stories & trade camping recipes. It’s a great time for children to learn Dutch oven cooking from older campers & to learn how to use them. If you’re on a lone country trail or trekking by a mountain lake; join your fellow campers & share a good camping recipe with them.
Baja Seafood Stew
1/2 c Onion; Chopped, 1 Medium
1/2 c Green Chiles; Chopped
2 Cloves Garlic;Finely Chopped
1/4 c Olive Oil
2 c White Wine; Dry
1 tb Orange Peel; Grated
1 1/2 c Orange Juice
1 tb Sugar
1 tb Cilantro; Fresh, Snipped
1 ts Basil Leaves; Dried
1 ts Salt
1/2 ts Pepper
1/2 ts Oregano Leaves; Dried
28 oz Italian Plum Tomatoes; *
24 Soft-shell Clams; Scrubbed
1 1/2 lb Shrimp; Raw, Shelled, Med.
1 lb Fish; **
6 oz Crabmeat; Frozen, ***
Use 1 24oz can of Italian Plum Tomatoes that are undrained and cut in half. **
The following fish can be used: cod, sea bass, mahimahi or red snapper fillets that
are cut into 1-inch pieces.
*** Crabmeat should be thawed, drained and cartilage removed. Cook and stir
Onion, chilies, and garlic in oil in 6-quart Dutch oven until onion is tender. Stir in
Remaining ingredients except seafood. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer
uncovered for 15 minutes. Add clams; cover and simmer until clams open, 5 to 10
minutes. (Discard any clams that have not opened.) Carefully stir in shrimp, fish
and crabmeat. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer until shrimp are
pink and fish flakes easily with fork, 4 to 5 minutes.