Here's a Brazilian recipe that's hugely popular amongst those that live by the coast. While the key ingredient is the freshest of fish, the huge flavour is added through the jalapenos, cumin seeds and turmeric root among other spices which we have pounded into a fragrant paste.  This is what brings a warm, spicy and sweet flavour to the coconut milk while the aromatic garnish completes the dish by providing a lovely texture with desiccated coconut and dried red chilli. 

Cook our delicious Moqueca de Peixe in just Minutes

We’ve sourced and blended all of the unique flavour ingredients to make our authentic Moqueca de Peixe. We bring these all together in a recipe kit, which consists of 3 flavour pots; a Garlic & Coconut pot, a Brazilian Paste pot and a Moqueca Garnish pot. Simply follow our recipe, adding a few items from your fridge, to cook this delicious Moqueca de Peixe in just 20 minutes.

How Our Recipes Kits Work

We provide flavour ingredients:

  • Garlic & Coconut
  • Brazilian Paste
  • Moqueca Garnish

Your shopping list:

Basmati rice
red/yellow pepper
coconut milk
seabass fillets (or cod)

Our 20 minute recipe

  • 1.

    Fry the veg

    Heat a little oil in a large pan over medium heat and fry the pepper and onion for 2 mins.

    Stir in the GARLIC & COCONUT paste

    Add the tomatoes and cook for 5-7 mins

  • 2.

    Add the Brazilian flavours

    Stir in the BRAZILIAN PASTE and the coconut milk and then let it simmer for 5 mins.

    Add the fish pieces to the pan and gently stir to submerge them in the sauce. Leave to cook on a medium- low heat for 5 mins.

    Sprinkle the MOQUECA GARNISH into the pan and gently stir through, trying not to break up the pieces of fish.

  • 3.

    Serve the Moqueca over rice!


Moqueca de Peixe Reviews

BASED ON 3427 reviews

Gavin - Jun 15, 2019

Love the flavours. Works well with fish, and with a range of substitutes.

Charlotte - Jun 14, 2019

My husband is Brazilian, from the state of Espirito Santo! He loved this!

Charlotte - Jun 14, 2019

My husband is Brazilian, from the state of Espirito Santo! He loved this!

Charlotte - Jun 14, 2019

My husband is Brazilian, from the state of Espírito Santo! He loved this!

Alyson - Jun 13, 2019

Nicely flavoured dish. Chosen it on 3 occasions as we enjoy it so much

tony - Jun 13, 2019

hi is this the same recipe has the vegetarian one with butternut squash instead of fish?

Natasha - Jun 13, 2019


Miss C - Jun 12, 2019

i replaced the fish with chicken thighs and it was great

Lynne - Jun 12, 2019

Delicious - has a kick to it but not too much

Simon - Jun 11, 2019

OMG this was amazing!! The flavours, the combination of spices were simply delicious!

Michael - Jun 11, 2019


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Tonya - Jun 11, 2019

Absolutely delicious flavours- will do this recipe again. Not too spicy but a nice little kick!

Sasha - Jun 11, 2019

So easy to cook and super tasty

Tara - Jun 10, 2019

Made it with leftover roast chicken it was delicious

Pam - Jun 10, 2019

A one pot wonder, such incredible flavours with such little effort on my part. This recipe has found the level of heat my family can tolerate though!

Suzanne - Jun 10, 2019


Jasmine - Jun 09, 2019

Very tasty and we love the spicy flavour. I used cod and prawns. Would cook this again

Shaun - Jun 09, 2019

Absolutely amazing delicious I think I excelled my self

Josie - Jun 08, 2019


Brian - Jun 07, 2019

I used cod and added cooked prawns at the end. Very tasty but similar to previous curries I've had from here.

Plum - Jun 07, 2019

Absolutely love this. So very tasty:-)

Faye - Jun 07, 2019

This is absolutely gorgeous. A little spicy, but tasty spicy rather than hot.

Susan - Jun 06, 2019

I hsve only given this dish 3 stars ss it was way too hot for me and my husband said it over powered the taste of the fish.

Naomi - Jun 05, 2019

My favourite so far. The flavours in this are incredible ????

Saba - Jun 04, 2019

My boyfriend is vegetarian so we had it with cauliflower and quorn pieces....he thought it was 4/5, but I think it was 5! It tasted so light and healthy and I could have it again and again! So tasty!!

Claire - Jun 04, 2019

I’m struggling to find the words to describe how good this dish is. It is by far my favourite one and I’m considering ordering 4 in my next box. Thank you Simply Cook for bringing this meal into my once empty life.

Diana - Jun 03, 2019

Very tasty

Linda - Jun 02, 2019

Beautiful creamy curry with chunky fish

Elizabeth - May 31, 2019


Sue - May 31, 2019

Sue Love it - best fish curry ever

Karen - May 30, 2019

Love this, quick easy and tasty.

David - May 29, 2019


Katie - May 29, 2019

Tastes great, slightly spicy, quite rich

Kipi - May 29, 2019

Fantastic flavours

Simon - May 29, 2019

Love this dish, one of my go to meals. Hits the spot every time!

Simon - May 29, 2019

Love this dish, one of my go to meals. Hits the spot every time!

Kristine - May 28, 2019

Absolutely fantastic - probably my fave Simply Cook recipe so far.

Gracia - May 28, 2019

Nice to have new options for cooking fish and even better when the result delicious. I will definitely order this one again.

Lauren - May 28, 2019


Samantha - May 27, 2019

The flavour is amazing!

Robin - May 27, 2019


Jessica - May 23, 2019

It didn’t amaze my taste buds, needed more chilli adding

Anna - May 23, 2019

Yum! I could eat it again right now.....and I’ve only just put my spoon down!????

Georgie - May 23, 2019

Yum! Needs more fish though as sea bass is too flat. Cod might be better. Will Defs get again

Kevin - May 22, 2019

Loved it,very nice

Louise - May 20, 2019

Loved it

Jaimie - May 20, 2019


Charlotte - May 20, 2019

So. Yummy. Lovely to have something to use cod in too.

lucy - May 17, 2019

My absolute fave


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