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Caribbean Stew Fish in a pan
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Caribbean Stew Fish

Caribbean Fish Stew is quick and easy. Perfect for weeknight dinner.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Fish & Seafood
Cuisine: Caribbean
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 182kcal


  • 16 oz. Mahi Mahi fillets or any firm white flesh fish. King Fish is most common in the Caribbean
  • 1/4 cup green seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 onion thinly sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • sprigs of fresh thyme
  • 1 14.5 oz. can diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 Scotch Bonnet pepper habanero
  • a pinch of sugar
  • salt to taste (about 3/4 teaspoon)
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley


  • Pour Green Seasoning over the fish and brush the seasoning well over all sides of the fish. Marinate for at least 1/2 hour and up to overnight.
  • In a skillet, heat oil. Add onions and peppers and saute for about 5 minutes, until they start to caramelize.
  • Add garlic, thyme and Scotch Bonnet.
  • Cook for 1 minute.
  • Add fish, tomatoes, sugar and salt. Spoon sauce over the fish.
  • Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add parsley and stir to combine.
  • Serve with cou cou.



Use 1/2 red and 1/2 green bell pepper for more color.
Remove the Scotch Bonnet after cooking if you don't want the heat of the pepper to continue to infuse the sauce.


Calories: 182kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 104mg | Potassium: 586mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1304IU | Vitamin C: 45mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 2mg
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