Fish Stew Recipe: Moqueca de Camarao Easy Brazilian Fish Stew Recipe

Fish Stew Recipe: Moqueca de Camarao Easy Brazilian Fish Stew Recipe

Fish Stew Recipe: Moqueca de Camarao Easy Brazilian Fish Stew Recipe

The unique combination of spices in Moqueca de Camarao, a easy fish stew recipe with shrimps, makes it one of the best and most famous Brazilian foods

May 21, 2012

Cuisine

serves for

4

total time

0 HR 45 MIN

ingredients

Oil
45 ml
Onion
1, finely chopped
Garlic
2 cloves, finely chopped
Chili pepper
2 each, green, deseeded and sliced
Paprika
5 ml
Tomato
2 cans / 800 gr chopped tomatoes
Coconut milk
1 can / 400 ml
fish fillet
250 g, white, cut in large chunks
shrimp
250 g, peeled
Lime juice
from 2 limes
Scallion
2 each, sliced
Coriander
30 ml, chopped

Preparation

Heat the oil in a large pan and gently cook the onion until soft but not brown.

Add the garlic, green chili peppers and paprika and cook for 2 minutes.

Add the tomatoes and coconut milk, bring to a boil then season with salt and pepper and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring from time to time.  

Add the fish and the shrimps, simmer very gently for 10 minutes then add the lime juice.

Check the seasoning and serve with the scallions and chopped coriander scattered over.

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