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Brazilian Fish Stew with Fresh Coriander

  • Gluten Free
  • Paleo
  • Seafood
  • Low Calorie
  • Low Carb
  • Keto
  • Brazilian

A traditional Brazilian dish that is simple to make - fish in a fragrant coconut broth. This super easy but hearty dish is full of flavor and absolutely delicious!

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  • 0.0 min

    Halve and juice the lime, reserving the correct amount.

  • 1.0 min

    Chop the fish into bite sized pieces.

  • 2.5 min

    In a bowl combine the lime juice, spice mix and fish. Season well with salt and pepper and mix until coated.

  • 4.0 min

    Cover and place the marinaded fish in the fridge.

  • 4.5 min

    Roughly chop the onion and jalapenos. Finely chop the garlic.

  • 5.5 min

    Julienne the capsicum.

  • 7.0 min

    Slice the spring onion across a diagonal.

  • 8.0 min

    Heat some olive oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat.

  • 9.0 min

    Add the onions and garlic to the saucepan and cook until they begin to soften.

  • 11.0 min

    Add the capsicum and continue to cook until they soften.

  • 13.0 min

    Add the tinned plum tomatoes and crush with the back of a wooden spoon until broken apart and combined with the onion mixture.

  • 15.0 min

    Add the marinated fish.

  • 16.0 min

    Pour in the coconut milk and stir through.

  • 17.0 min

    Cover the saucepan, lower the heat, and simmer for about 5-10 minutes, sitrring occassionally.

  • 19.0 min

    Roughly chop the coriander.

  • 22.0 min

    Stir through the coriander and jalapenos.

  • 24.0 min

    Distribute the fish stew among serving bowls.

  • 25.0 min

    Garnish with the spring onion and a dollop of sour cream with the hot sauce (to taste).

  • Ingredients

    Hot Sauce

    Fresh Coriander

    Spring Onion


    Coconut Milk

    Plum Tomatoes (Tinned)

    Yellow Capsicum


    Brown Onion


    Nile Perch


    Brazilian Spice Mix

    cumin, paprika


    juiced 1/2 lime juiced per person


    finely chopped

    Olive Oil

    1 tablespoon per person

    Sour Cream

    Pickled Jalapenos

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Reviews (2)

5 out of 5 stars
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Amazing recipes

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4 out of 5 stars
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The food was delicious. Two points though, the recipe picture looks like there should be sweet potato included as well? Also, the recipe does not say what to do with the sour cream? I assumed it was to be put in the food at the end before eating.

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