Cookbook:Moqueca de Peixe (Brazilian Seafood Stew)

Moqueca de Peixe (Brazilian Seafood Stew)
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This is a recipe for the original Bahian moqueca de peixe.

Ingredients edit

Procedure edit

  1. Leave the fish in a marinade made out of lemon juice and fine powdered pepper for at least 1 hour.
  2. Put the fish, onions, bell peppers, garlic, tomatoes and the cilantro in numerous layers into a pot.
  3. Pour the azeite de dendê and the coconut milk over all, and boil everything for 20 minutes. From time to time, ladle/scoop the liquid from the pot's bottom to its top. Be careful, in order to not break the fish!
  4. Season to taste with salt.
  5. Serve with white rice.

Notes, tips, and variations edit

  • To get the best taste you have to add more salt than you might think.
  • Try using coal fish.