Cookbook:Nigerian Fried Fish Stew
|Nigerian Fried Fish Stew
Nigerian fried fish stew is a spicy stew made with fried fish and a traditional Nigerian tomato stew. It is commonly served with rice, fried plantain, potato porridge, boiled yam, roasted yam, and many other carbohydrate-rich Nigerian dishes.
- Season the fish with salt, rubbing it into the flesh.
- Combine the onion, thyme, and stock cube in a pot. Cover with water, and bring to a boil.
- Add the fish, and cook for 2 minutes on one side. Flip the fish over, and simmer until the fish is cooked on all sides.
- Remove the fish from the pot, and reserve the fish stock.
- Heat 1 inch of vegetable oil in a pan. Add the fish, and fry until browned on both sides.
- In a separate pot, combine the tomato stew, pepper, salt, and reserved fish stock. Cover the pot, and simmer until you see some oil float to the surface.
- Add the fried fish to the stew. Cover and allow to simmer for a few minutes.
- Serve with white rice, fried plantain, ripe plantain, fried yam, agidi etc.