Bahamian Stew Fish

Bahamian Stew Fish Recipe

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This stew fish is wonderful served with grits, johnny cake, rice or homemade bread.

Tip: When needed, I use a roux of 2 tbsp of flour and water to thicken the stew. Be sure to use a strainer.

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2 – 3 lbs fish, cleaned and seasoned (we normally use grouper or snapper)
1/3 cup cooking oil
¾ cup flour
1 small onion, chopped
2 tbsp tomato paste (optional)
salt & pepper to taste

How to Make Bahamian Stew Fish


  • 1Partially fry fish until brown on both sides.
  • 2Heat oil in heavy frying pan/skillet, add flour and stir continually until brown.
  • 3Take care that it does not burn.
  • 4Add onion, thyme & tomato paste (optional) and mix well.
  • 5Place in a pot of boiling water (about 6 cups).
  • 6Reduce heat and allow to simmer for about 15 – 20 minutes or until fish is properly cooked.. and enjoy.

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About Bahamian Stew Fish

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Caribbean

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