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!

 

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Hi, I'm Indra, blogging from Barbados. Here you’ll find content tips for the creative, refreshment reminders for everyday life, and beautiful nature views from around the island. Get ready to nurture your gifts and shape a thriving business that aligns with your wellness. I'm a writer, singer and blogger who now mostly works from home, balancing house & yard work with creative career tasks. On a quest to grow more grateful each day. As a teen I almost gave up on life; now as a woman saved by grace, I'm living joyfully with purpose, encouraging the overwhelmed and overworked. This blog was launched when I pressed pause of travelling and being busy on the road and moved to a farm in the countryside, where I started growing food, hiking and fishing. Now, I'm on the west writing, cooking, recording, and creating content daily. Thanks for joining the journey, and remember to follow 'Joy within' blog for firsthand updates on new posts.

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