Caribbean “cook-up” (fish-dish) recipe

It’s a New Year, and so to celebrate a fresh start, more raw and steamed veggies are on the daily menu. As a former vegan for 5 years, this is kinda refreshing to do in this new season where I give health a front row seat.

We’ll start the cooking journey for 2018 nice n’ light, with an easy-to-make dish that’s nutritious and delicious.

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It started with a gift of something I’ve never cooked before – about 8 christophenes, and turned into a…

Caribbean “cook-up”

Ingredients (serves 2):

  • 1 chunk de-boned bonito (or other) fish
  • 2 diced christophenes (‘cho-cho’)
  • 2 english potatoes
  • 1/3 sliced onion
  • A pinch of oregano & basil
  • 1 diced tomato
  • Pinch of salt & black pepper
  • A dash of Bajan pepper sauce

In a small pot, set 1 and 1/2 cups of water to boil.

When the bubbles appear, add ingredients (except fish and pepper). After 7 minutes, add fish and let everything stew-down or “cook-up” until potatoes are medium-to-soft. Add sprinkle and splash of both peppers. Remove from heat, and set on a plate.

Enjoy!

 

Join Indra in the kitchen

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Indra is a Barbados born singer-songwriter who started a blog that now reaches 25 destinations. She shares content management tips, refreshment reminders and interviews with creative entrepreneurs. The bilingual vocalist, blogger and publishing consultant works from home after pressing pause on a life of travel. As a teen she almost gave up on life; now as a woman saved by grace, she's living joyfully with purpose, encouraging the overwhelmed. Follow 'Joy within' blog for firsthand updates on new posts, guest features and tropical vlogs.

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