Afrifish Africa most popular cuisine

Fish is the most popular protein food in coastal Africa and Afrifish is a dish of fish stew. Our recipe for fish stew with herbs and fresh fish ingredients teaches how to cook fish with The African Gourmet.

Afrifish Fish Stew

Make this recipe for fresh Afrifish Stew so you can cook fresh fish and eat fresh fish everyday.

4 mackerel fillets
2 tablespoon tomato puree 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 tablespoon smoked paprika
1 tablespoon fennel seeds
1 tablespoon coriander seeds
3 medium diced tomatoes
1 sprig thyme
1 Irish potato, diced
2 cups frozen okra
3 tablespoons palm oil
1 cup fish or vegetable stock

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 tomato puree; add tomatoes, thyme, and potatoes. Simmer in stock 10 minutes, or until the potatoes are soft. Then add fish and simmer 5 minutes longer, serve over rice.

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Did you know?
If 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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