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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Recipe Fresh Fish Stew

Recipe Fresh Fish Stew

Recipe for fish stew inspired by the flavors of Africa. Our fish stew recipe featuring fantastic herb and fresh ingredients. Learn how to cook fish.


 Ghanaian Fish Stew.
Ghanaian Fish Stew

Recipe for Fresh Ghanaian Fish Stew

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2 mackerel fillets 
2 tsp tomato purée 
3 small pieces young fresh root ginger finely chopped 
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 
2 medium onions, chopped 
1 scotch bonnet, finely chopped 
2 whole cloves 
1 tsp smoked paprika 
1 tsp fennel seeds 
1 tsp coriander seeds 
3 medium diced tomatoes 
1 sprig thyme 
1 Irish potato, diced 
2 cups frozen okra 
1 tsp oil 


Heat the oil in a large pot, fry ginger, garlic, onion, and scotch bonnet until light golden-brown and softened. Add cloves, paprika, fennel, and coriander. Stir in the remaining tomato puree; add tomatoes, thyme, and potatoes. Simmer 10 minutes, or until the potatoes are soft.

Did you know?
Fresh fried fish for sale in GhanaIf you are new to cooking fish, learning how to cook fish from a woman in Ghana is the best lesson. Ghana coastline is 528 km or 328 miles, fishing is life and cooking fish in Ghana is a recipe art. Lake Volta is the most important inland fishery in Ghana, Lake Volta covers a total of 1,232 communities.

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