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 for 4 servings:

  • 240g Basmati rice
  • 2 peppers
  • 1 large onion
  • 4 tomatoes
  • 400ml coconut milk
  • 2 fillets of fish (seabass or cod)
  • 150g prawns (cooked/raw)
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Our 20 minute recipe

  1. Make the rice

    Cook the rice according to pack instructions.

  2. Fry the veg

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

    Stir in the GARLIC & COCONUT paste.

  3. Add the Brazilian flavours

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

    Add the tomatoes and cook for 3 more mins.

    Stir in the MOQUECA GARNISH and then add the cod 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 or until the fish is cooked through and easily flakes apart.

    Add the prawns (if using) and let them warm up in the sauce. 

  4. Serve!

    Serve the Moqueca over rice.

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Moqueca de Peixe Top Reviews

Jemini - 2nd July 2020

I added more chillies and a lovely kick.

Jemini - 2nd July 2020

I added more chillies and a lovely kick.

Paul - 2nd July 2020

Used salmon this time - best to stick to the proper recipe

Natalie - 1st July 2020

I would recommend chicken instead of fish the sauce was delicious though

Debra - 30th June 2020

Favourite

Debra - 30th June 2020

Favourite

Jenny - 30th June 2020

Bland . Like a weak Thai curry

Holly - 29th June 2020

This was the first fish curry I have ever had and it was incredible. Would definitely have if again

Holly - 29th June 2020

This was the first fish curry I have ever had and it was incredible. Would definitely have if again

Carly - 29th June 2020

Switched the fish for chicken. Delicious

Carly - 29th June 2020

Switched the fish for chicken. Delicious

Cheryl - 29th June 2020

Very easy and very tasty ????

Cheryl - 29th June 2020

Very easy and very tasty ????

Andrew - 27th June 2020

Adults loved it, kids didnt!

Andrew - 27th June 2020

Adults loved it, kids didnt!

Claire - 26th June 2020

Works just as well with chicken!

Claire - 26th June 2020

Works just as well with chicken!

Lisa - 25th June 2020

Loved this. Whole family enjoyed it.

Lisa - 25th June 2020

Loved this. Whole family enjoyed it.

Luana - 24th June 2020

Not my usual choice but most of the family enjoyed it.

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