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Samaki wa Kupaka – Fish in Coconut sauce


  • 1 kg of white fish fillet
  • 1  tablespoon ginger paste
  • 1  tablespoon garlic paste
  • salt (to taste)
  • black pepper (to taste)
  • 1 large lemon, juice of
  • 2 green chilies, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tomato, skinned and chopped
  • ½ cup coconut milk
  • 2  teaspoons oil
  • 2-3  stalks coriander, chopped

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Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Mix together garlic and ginger paste, salt, pepper and lemon juice. Marinate the fish in the mixture for at least 2 hours.

Step 2

Preheat the oven to 175°C.

Step 3

Grease the baking dish and bake the fish lightly.

Step 4

In a blender, puree onions, tomatoes and coriander. 

Step 5

Take 1 tsp of oil, heat in a pan and fry this pureed mixture for a few minutes. 

Step 6

Add the coconut milk and stir gently until the sauce thickens.

Step 7

Pour the sauce over the fish and bake in the oven for 10-15 minutes or until done. 

Step 8

Serve with plain or coconut rice.