2 whole snapper (about 750g – 1kg) cleaned and scaled
1 whole lime or lemon
1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
1 medium onion sliced
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon grated ginger
1 medium tomato diced
1/2 teaspoon all spice
2 green onions chopped
1 whole chilli pepper or (replace with cayenne pepper, adjust to taste)
1 bell pepper sliced
2 Cups or more Vegetables (Carrots, Choko ) sliced
2 cups fish stock adjust with more or less
1 Teaspoon bouillon cubes or powder (optional)
2 Tablespoons butter
Salt and pepper to taste


1. Rinse fish drain and pat dry with paper towel, rub with lemon or lime
2. Place in a bowl season with salt, garlic, ginger, thyme, white or black pepper
3. Coat fish until well coated and marinate in fridge 30 minutes or overnight

4. Heat Large Skillet with about 1 tablespoon or more oil then add garlic, paprika, thyme, onion, all spice and onions. Stir for about two minutes
5. Add vegetables starting with toughest. Begin with potatoes if using any, followed by 2 cups fish or seafood broth -bring to a boil. Cover and let it simmer for 5 minutes
6. Place fish into the boiling fish stock and add, tomato, green onion and whole chilli pepper if necessary,
7. Spoon stock over the fish, cover and steam on medium heat till it’s tender about 3-5 minutes per side depending on thickness of fish
8. Just before removing from the stove – add butter on top of the fish
9. Serve with crackers or rice


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