Fish Stew Recipe

Fish stew is a mouth watering delicacy very popular in West Africa and in Cameroon in Particular. This satisfying fish stew has got lots of flavour and blessed with low fat and oil since l boiled the fresh tomato and brings it to a drying point. This delicious goodness is loaded with golden brown fresh fish.

Let’s get started ;

Prep Time : 15 mins

Cook time: 45 mins

Cuisine: Cameroonian / west African

Serves: 6

Author: Annuchka Queen


  • 2 baby Salmon fish
  • 15 medium size tomatoes
  • 3 bouillon cubes
  • 1 tsp white pepper
  • 3 fishes ( chopped in steak form )
  • 1 red capsicum ( optional )
  • 1 teaspoon of ginger and garlic paste
  • 2 tablespoons of basil and celery sticks blended
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup olive oil or any oil of your choice
  • 1 diced leek
  • 1 diced red onion

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  1. Wash and clean your fish thoroughly .Dice or cut your fish into 1 or 1.5 inch thick
  2. Marinate fish with salt , bouillon cubes, white pepper . You can marinate with whatever delicious spice you have in your pantry.
  3. Keep your marinated fish in the fridge or fry immediately.
  4. Shallow fry your fish in vegetable oil until golden brown. When Shallow – frying we use less amount of oil .Then remove and set aside.
  5. Dice your fresh tomatoes and capsicum and fry blend in a food processor until you have a smooth paste , then set aside.
  6. In a pot , pour tomato paste without any oil. Let it boil until dry. Stir from time to time.
  7. Marinate with some salt, bouillon cubes, ginger and garlic paste and some diced onion and leek
  8. When it’s dry add some 1/4 cup of the oil you used in frying the fish with. Stir – fry and add slices of fish into the stew , then stir gently.
  9. Allow to simmer for 5 mins.
  10. Serve with rice , spaghetti , boiled yam or plantains.
  11. Enjoy !!!!

One Comment Add yours

  1. mistimaan says:

    Nice recipe

    Liked by 1 person

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