Description Edit

Kapenta is a perch-like fish found in the Zambezi and other rivers of Zambia. Serve with Nshima. Serves: 4

Ingredients Edit

  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 or 3 tablespoons oil
  • 2 tomatoes, peeled and cut up
  • 1 pound dried kapenta, washed well, or 1 pound fresh kapenta or Perch

Directions Edit

For dried fish Edit

  1. Sauté onion in oil until it starts to brown.
  2. Add tomatoes and sauté another few minutes.
  3. Add dried kapenta and cook 5 to 7 minutes over a hot fire. water may be added if you prefer a wetter gravy.

For fresh fish Edit

  1. Add the fish after the onions have started to brown and then add the tomatoes in the last 5 minutes.
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