Cookbook:Nigerian Fried Fish Stew

Nigerian Fried Fish Stew
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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.

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  1. Season the fish with salt, rubbing it into the flesh.
  2. Combine the onion, thyme, and stock cube in a pot. Cover with water, and bring to a boil.
  3. 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.
  4. Remove the fish from the pot, and reserve the fish stock.
  5. Heat 1 inch of vegetable oil in a pan. Add the fish, and fry until browned on both sides.
  6. 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.
  7. Add the fried fish to the stew. Cover and allow to simmer for a few minutes.
  8. Serve with white rice, fried plantain, ripe plantain, fried yam, agidi etc.