1.20 kilogram halibut or any other fresh fish cut in medium size chunks
1/4 cup Lime Juice
2 No.s Oranges
4 No.s garlic cloves crushed
1 teaspoon cumin powder
1 teaspoon paprika or achiote powder
1 teaspoon ground coriander seeds
2 tablespoon Oil
1 No.s medium sized onion diced or sliced
2 No.s bell peppers diced or sliced
4 No.s roma tomatoes peeled and chopped
8 tablespoon coconut milk
3 tablespoon cilantro finely chopped
As required Fresh shredded coconut A few
As required Salt
Directions: Pescado Encocado Recipe
STEP 1. mix the lime juice, orange juice, crushed garlic, cumin, paprika, coriander powder and salt in a small bowl.
STEP 1. marinate the fish chunks for at least an hour if possible.
STEP 1. heat the oil to prepare a refrito or base for the sauce, add the onions, tomatoes, bell peppers and salt, cook for about 5 minutes on medium heat.
STEP 1. add the coconut milk to the refrito, mix it in well and cook for about 10 minutes, if you prefer a thicker sauce you can thicken the sauce by adding ½ tsp of tapioca starch or corn starch.
STEP 1. add the fish fillets, with the marinade, cover partially and let simmer for about 15-20 minutes. The exact time will vary based on the thickness of the fish. You can also reduce the cooking time by increasing the heat if you want it ready faster.
calories per serving
91 g Fat236 g Protein92 g Carbs46 g FiberOther
Vitamins & Minerals
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment