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Fish Moqueca

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.

Nutrition Information:

Nutrient Amount
Total Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 10g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 50mg
Sodium 800mg
Total Carbohydrates 20g
Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 5g
Protein 30g


Ingredient Quantity
Fish fillets 500g
Coconut milk 400ml
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
Salt to taste

Cooking Instructions:

  • 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!

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