About the Dish:
Fish Moqueca is a traditional Brazilian dish made with fish, coconut milk, tomatoes, onions, and garlic. It is a flavorful and comforting dish that is popular in coastal regions of Brazil. The dish is known for its rich and creamy sauce, combined with the natural flavors of the fish. It is typically served with steamed rice and garnished with fresh cilantro.
|Diced tomatoes||1 cup|
|Onion, thinly sliced||1 medium|
|Garlic, minced||3 cloves|
|Red bell pepper, thinly sliced||1 medium|
|Fresh cilantro, chopped||1/4 cup|
|Lime juice||2 tablespoons|
- Step 1: In a large pot, heat some oil over medium heat. Add the onions, garlic, and bell pepper. Sauté until softened.
- Step 2: Add the diced tomatoes and cook for a few minutes until they start to break down. Then add the coconut milk and bring to a simmer.
- Step 3: Season the fish fillets with salt and lime juice. Gently place the fish fillets into the pot and cook for about 10 minutes, or until the fish is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork.
- Step 4: Serve the fish moqueca over steamed rice and garnish with fresh cilantro. Enjoy!