Moqueca de Peixe/ Fish Stew


2 lbs Mahi Mahi or Spanish Mackerel cut into slices that are 3 inches thick

1 tomato
1 onion
1 medium bunch of parsley
1 green pepper
¼ cup coconut milk
2 tablespoons palm oil
salt and pepper to taste
  1. Rinse out the fish under cold water to clean it out
  2. Layer the slices of fish in a big cooking pot
  3. Chop the onion, parsley, and ½ of the tomato into small cubes and spread it over the fish
  4. Drizzle the coconut milk and the palm oil over the fish and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Cut the rest of the tomato into thin slices and add as the last layer of the dish.
  6. Cover the pot and cook over medium heat for 20-30 minutes. Don’t overcook otherwise the fish will start falling apart. You want the fish slices to stay firm when you serve.
  7. This dish is best served warm with rice.
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