Prepare Caldeirada

Ingredients :

Caldeirada is a well known Portuguese dish which, I seem to remember, uses a lot of shellfish. Here is a Goan version.

10 large mackerel or sardines, cleaned and head removed
4 large onions, sliced
2 large tomatoes, sliced
1 head of garlic, finely sliced
1 inch piece of ginger, finely sliced
3 tbls light oil
1 tblsp vinegar
1/4 tsp ground turmeric
4 bell peppers (red/green) and or green chillies
salt to taste

Preparation :

Layer a few slices of onion and tomato in a pan.

Place 1/2 the fish over onions an tomato.

Add another layer of onion/tomato and then another layer of fish.
Sprinkle with the garlic and ginger. Scatter over the remaining onion and

Pour the oil, vinegar and about 6-7 tblsp water over the fish. add salt is

Cook on a low heat until fish is half done. Sprinkle turmeric over fish.
Add peppers/chillies.
Cook until fish is tender.

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