Bahian Shrimp Stew Recipe

Serves/Makes: 6

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds large shrimps, shelled and deveined
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 2 small carrots, scraped and thinly sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 4 medium tomatoes, peeled, seeded, and chopped
  • Salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons dende (palm) oil
How to cook Bahian Shrimp Stew:
  • Heat the olive oil in a large, heavy skillet and saute the onion, carrots, and green and red peppers until the onion is soft.
  • Add the tomatoes and salt and pepper to taste, and cook for a few minutes longer over moderate heat.
  • Stir in the shrimp and the dende oil and cook, turning the shrimp once or twice, until the shrimp are pink and have lost their translucent look, about 3 minutes.
  • Serve the Bahian Shrimp Stew on a warmed platter surrounded by white rice.
  • Serve separately with Molho de Pimenta e Azeite de Dende (Hot Peppers in Palm Oil) or Molho de Pimenta e Limao (Hot Pepper and Lime Sauce).
Bahian Shrimp Stew recipe

Notes:

The Bahian Shrimp Stew recipe very easy to prepare and so good!
The Brazilian name for this recipe is Moqueca de Camarao.

Comment:

Bahia is one of the 26 states of Brazil, and is located in the northeastern part of the country on the Atlantic coast.

This recipe for Bahian Shrimp Stew serves/makes: 6

The Bahian Shrimp Stew recipe is adopted from The Book of Latin American Cooking 1994.

Main Ingredient: Shrimp (more Shrimp recipes)
Preparation Method: Soup/Stew (more Soup/Stew recipes)
Cuisine: South American (more South American recipes)

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