Recipe serves 6


  • 2 kg white fish steak (cute high)
  •  ½ kg raw shrimp, peeled
  •  6 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  •  2 onions, sliced
  •  6 tomatoes, sliced
  •  4 bell pepper (yellow and red), sliced
  •  250 ml coconut milk
  •  120 ml dendê (palm oil)
  •  Juice of 2 limes
  •  Salt and pepper to taste
  •  Chopped fresh cilantr


Place the fish and the shrimps in a baking dish, season with salt and pepper and squeeze over lime juice. Pop it in the fridge and marinate for about 10 minutes.

In the pan start layering up: onion, tomatoes and bell pepper. Than do another layer with fish and shrimps. Finish with another layer of onions, tomatoes and bell peppers. Pour in the coconut cream and the palm oil and some of the chopped cilantro. Pop the lid and cook over a medium heat for 20 min, until the veggies and soft. Check the mixture and don’t be tempted to stir it. Once veggies are soft and fish is cooked, scatter over some more cilantro.

Serve with rice and farofa (recipe coming soon) on the side. Enjoy!

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