How to cook Kenyan Baked Curried Halibut
- 4 halibut (kingklip or swordfish) steaks, about 8 ounces each
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 2 jalapeno peppers, seed and chopped or other very hot peppers
- 1 can (16-ounce) whole tomatoes, drained and chopped
- 1 large onion, sliced
- 2 cloves garlic, chopped
- 2 tablespoons vinegar
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 3/4 teaspoon ground coriander
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- Cook and stir onion, garlic and peppers in oil in 10-inch skillet over medium heat until onion is tender.
- Reduce heat; stir in remaining ingredients except fish.
- Cook uncovered over low heat, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes.
- Arrange the halibut steaks in ungreased oblong baking dish 12x7x2 inches.
- Spoon tomato mixture over fish and cook uncovered in 350°F oven until fish flakes easily with fork, 25 - 30 minutes.
- Sprinkle with snipped fresh cilantro if desired.
The African name for the Baked Curried Halibut is Mtuzi Wa Samaki
. Mtuzi Wa Samakiis is a tasty fish curry dish that originated on the tiny island of Zanzibar. It's popularity has spread throughout the coastal regions of East Africa.
This recipe for Kenyan Baked Curried Halibut serves/makes: 4
The Kenyan Baked Curried Halibut recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.
Main Ingredient: Halibut
Preparation Method: Baked