Seafood Saute with Coconut and Nuts: Vatapa de Camarones y Pescado

Total Time:
50 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
40 min

Yield:
2 to 4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 cup dried shrimp
  • 1/4 cup dende (palm oil) or olive oil, plus 1 tablespoon
  • 2 Spanish onions, small dice
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 fresh jalapeno, finely chopped
  • 1 cup cashews nuts, finely chopped
  • 1 cup blanched almonds, finely chopped
  • 1 cup fish stock or clam juice
  • 3 cups thin coconut milk
  • 1 (8 to 10-ounce) sea bass fillet
  • 1 pound medium-size shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • Serving suggestion: cooked white rice
Directions
  • Soak the dried shrimp in warm water, to cover, for 10 minutes. Drain the shrimp, puree them in food processor or blender, and set aside.

  • Heat the 1/4 cup of dende oil or olive oil in a heavy skillet and saute the onions, garlic, jalapeno, cashews, almonds, and pureed dried shrimp for 10 minutes. Add the fish stock and coconut milk and simmer for 5 minutes.

  • Add the sea bass and poach it in the sauce for about 12 minutes until the fish is flaky. Add the raw shrimp and cilantro cook for another 4 minutes.

  • Drizzle with the remaining 1 tablespoon dende oil and serve with white rice.


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