Jamaican Fish Stew Recipe

Serves/Makes: 6


  • 2 pounds mahi-mahi (dolphin) fillets, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 green pepper, diced 2 onions, sliced
  • 1 hot pepper, seeds removed, diced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Water or fish broth
  • 1 tablespoons flour
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Oil for frying
How to cook Jamaican Fish Stew:
  • Fry the mahi-mahi (dolphin) cubes lightly and set aside.
  • Make a brown sauce by frying onion in butter and adding flour slowly until brown.
  • Add water or fish broth, peppers, salt and green pepper. Cook to thicken just a little.
  • Lower the heat a bit more.
  • Place the fried mahi-mahi cubes into the brown sauce. Cover with some of the sauce.
  • Cover and allow to simmer for 15 minutes, turning the fish at least once and adding more water if necessary to keep it from dying out.


The Jamaican Fish Stew dish is delicious, simple, and really easy to cook.

This recipe for Jamaican Fish Stew serves/makes: 6

The Jamaican Fish Stew recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Mahi-Mahi (more Mahi-Mahi recipes)
Preparation Method: Soup/Stew (more Soup/Stew recipes)
Cuisine: Caribbean (more Caribbean recipes)

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