brazilian-fish-stew

Brazilian Fish Stew

August 13, 2015

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Tilapia is marinated in lime juice and spices before being made into a coconut milk-based stew with onions, bell peppers, and tomatoes in this Brazilian recipe.

  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 50 mins
  • 20 mins

    50 mins

    1 hr 10 mins

brazilian-fish-stew

Directions

Stir together the lime juice, cumin, paprika, garlic, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Add the tilapia and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate at least 20 minutes, up to 24 hours.

Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Quickly fry the onions in the oil 1 to 2 minutes. Reduce heat to medium. Add the bell peppers, tilapia, and diced tomatoes to the pot in succeeding layers. Pour the

coconut milk over the mixture. Cover the pot and simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in the cilantro and continue cooking until the tilapia is completely cooked through, another 5 to 10 Minutes

Ingredients

3 tablespoons lime juice

1 tablespoon ground cumin

1 tablespoon paprika

2 teaspoons minced garlic

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon ground black pepper

1/2 pounds tilapia fillets, cut into chunks

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 onions, chopped

4 large bell peppers, sliced

1 (16 ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained

1 (16 ounce) can coconut milk

1 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped (optional)

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