East African fish in coconut milk (Mtuzi wa Samaki)

Recipe from: 3/12/2007 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 10
Servings 6
Time

Ingredients

  • 3
    Tablespoons
    oil
  • 3
    pound
    fish fillets
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1
    onion chopped or sliced
  • 2
    bell peppers chopped or sliced
  • 8
    galic cloves minced
  • 1
    c
    tomatoes, chopped
  • 2
    c
    coconut milk
  • 2
    tsp
    garam masala
  • 2
    Tablespoons
    tamarind paste
 

Method

 
Heat the oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet or pot. Sear the fish fillets and remove to a separate plate. Do not cook through.
Reduce the heat to medium and add the onions and peppers. Sauté until onion is translucent. Add the garlic and sauté 1-2 minutes more.
Add the tomatoes and bring to a boil. Add the rest of the ingredients, bring to a boil and reduce heat to a simmer. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Add the fish filets, cover and simmer till fish is cooked through, 5-10 minutes. Serve with rice, boiled potatoes, boiled cassava or chapatti.
 

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