African Fish Stew

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  • Published Jan 16th
  • Ready In35m
  • Servings4
  • Calories437
My husband is from Kenya and I have had to learn new recipes and styles of cooking. This is one I invented myself. It is nice and light and fast to cook. Perfect for the summer. You can serve with white rice or the Kenyan staple food ugali. Ugali consists of simply boiling water and then adding white corn meal until texture is solid.

African Fish Stew Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious African Fish Stew for 4 servings:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 cup seafood stock
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1 head bok choy, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon gumbo file powder
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 saffron threads, or to taste
  • 3 pounds tilapia fillets

African Fish Stew Cooking Instructions

  • Prep10m
  • Cook25m
  • Ready In35m

To cook African Fish Stew, you need about 10 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this African Fish Stew is about 25 minutes , and you can serve your African Fish Stew within 35 minutes . The following are the steps to cook African Fish Stew easily:

  1. 1 Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add seafood stock and tomato paste. Add bok choy, garlic, gumbo file, salt, pepper, and saffron; cook and stir until well incorporated, about 5 minutes. Add tilapia. Let simmer until flavors blend and fish flakes easily with a fork, 15 to 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 437 calories; 8.9 grams of fat; 12 grams of carbohydrates; 74.5 grams of protein; 126 milligrams of cholesterol; 489 milligrams of sodium.

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