Brazilian Style Fish Stew Moqueca
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Brazilian Style Fish Stew (Moqueca)

Simple and so-fish-ticated…this tasty Brazilian style fish stew reeled me right in!

Brazilian Style Fish Stew Moqueca
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Brazilian Style Fish Stew (Moqueca)
Author: Isis
  • 1 lb white fish cut into 1″ pieces
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 TB olive oil
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 2 med carrots diced
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced
  • 1 jalapeño diced
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 TB tomato paste
  • 1 TB paprika
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cups chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cup stock fish, chicken or vegetable
  • 14 oz can coconut milk
  • Cilantro
  • Lime wedges
  1. Combine fish, lime juice and a sprinkle of salt and pepper in a bowl, refrigerate
  2. Heat olive oil in a pot over med heat
  3. Add onion, carrots, bell pepper, jalapeño and garlic and cook together about 5 minutes
  4. Stir in tomato paste, spices, tomatoes and stock and simmer about 5 minutes
  5. Add coconut milk, cover and simmer about 20 minutes
  6. Place fish pieces into the stew, simmer about 5 minutes, depending on thickness, until cooked through
  7. Garnish with cilantro and lime wedges
  8. Serve with rice and enjoy!
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