Fish and Greens

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Braise Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 fish - filleted into serving size pieces
  • 1/3 cup - palm oil (or peanut oil or any cooking oil)
  • 3 cloves - garlic, chopped
  • 1.5 onions - chopped
  • 1.5 cup - water
  • 1.5 pound - spinach leaves, cleaned (or collards, kale, or other greens, cleaned, chopped, and blanched)
  • Canned tomatoes
  • 1.5 tbsp - salt
  • Cayenne pepper, red pepper, or African Hot Sauce (to taste)

How to Make Fish and Greens

  • In a deep pan, fry the fish in the oil.
  • Add the garlic and onion. Reduce heat and simmer until onions become clear.
  • Add water. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes and spinach. (If other greens are used they should be blanched ahead of time.)
  • Season to taste.
  • Simmer until all is done.
  • Serve with Baton de Manioc / Chikwangue, Fufu, or Rice.