Moqueca de Peixe
Recipe type: Seafood, entree
Cuisine: Brazillian
Serves: 8 - 10
  • ¾ lb fish fillets in bite-sized pieces
  • 1 lb shrimp, shelled and veins removed
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 1½ cups pepper sauce
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 cup green pepper, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 can peeled tomatoes
  • ¾ cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup green onion, chopped
  • 1 cup cilantro, chopped
  • A little salt (optional)
  1. In a bowl, mix together the fish, shrimp, 2 tablespoons of the lime juice, a dash of pepper sauce and optionally, a little salt.
  2. Mix together, cover the bowl and place in the fridge for half an hour.
  3. In a large frying pan, heat the oil and saute the onions, pepper and garlic on a medium heat until tender.
  4. Roughly chop the canned tomatoes and add them, and the juice, to the pan.
  5. Add the coconut milk,the remaining lime juice and pepper sauce, mixing them in well.
  6. Bring the sauce to the boil then turn the heat down to that the sauce simmers.
  7. Add the marinated fish & the shrimp, stir and simmer for about ten minutes or until the fish is heated through and tender.
  8. Before serving, add the chopped green onions and the cilantro.
Recipe by JAQUO Lifestyle Magazine at