Description Edit

Fish with sorrel

This is a freshwater fish dish cooked with sorrel (sorrel, or Ngai-ngai in the Lingala language, is often cooked as a kind of greens.)

Ingredients Edit

Directions Edit

Heat a few spoonfuls of oil in a skillet or pan. Fry fish in oil on both sides until done. Set aside.

Heat a few spoonfuls of oil in a saucepan. Fry the Onion and garlic, then add the chili pepper, tomatoes and tomato paste. Stir in enough water to make a smooth sauce. Heat the mixture to a slow boil.

Pour the sauce over the fish (or put the fish in the sauce). Add the sorrel leaves, bay leaf, nutmeg, black pepper and salt. Simmer gently for ten or twenty minutes.

Serve the fish with boiled plantains or rice.

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