Moqueca Baiana

Moqueca Baiana
Fish fillet and prawns served with colourful peppers and coconut milk. This dish is a treat for all seafood lovers.
Moqueca Baiana
Cuisine

- Global

Serves

- 4

Cooking Time

-15 Mins

Type

- main course

Difficulty

- Medium

Preparation Time

- 15 Mins

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INGREDIENTS

  • FOR Moqueca Baiana
  • 1 Capsicum
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper
  • 1 Yellow Bell Pepper
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 tbsp Extra Light Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp Chopped Garlic
  • 2 fillets Tilapia Fish
  • To Taste Salt
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 large Tomato
  • 100 ml Coconut Milk
  • 1 Malagueta Pepper
  • 200 gms Medium Shrimps

HOW TO PREPARE MOQUECA BAIANA

  1. 1

    Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan, add chopped garlic, sliced onions, capsicum, bell peppers and sauté Sprinkle salt and remove it into a bowl.
  2. 2

    Marinate tilapia with salt, lemon juice and cumin powder.
  3. 3

    Heat oil in the same pan, add marinated fish,tomatoes,coconut milk, sliced malagueta pepper, cooked bell peppers, shrimps and cover the pan and cook for 2 mins.
  4. 4

    In the end add remaining coconut milk on top and switch off the gas.
  5. 5

    Garnish dish with fried cherry tomatoes, charred lemon wedges, toasted coconut slices and coriander sprig.
  6. 6

    Serve hot with rice.

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