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Sweet and Exciting Peppered Fish

By Femi Paseda

Peppered fish is an exciting recipe, especially because it can be combined with a lot of tasty foods – my favourite is garri. If you have always wondered how peppered fish is prepared, don’t miss this exciting recipe. It is a fun and thrilling ride, and the results can captivate the entire home leaving people wondering what your secret is. Let’s get right to it and prepare that exciting peppered fish you have always imagined.

Prep Time: 10 mins.

Cook Time: 20 mins.

Total Time: 30 mins.

Servings: 8 People


  • Juice squeezed out of 2 lemons
  • 2 large chopped red bell peppers
  • 1 small tomato
  • 2 large chopped green bell peppers
  • 1 large chopped onion
  • 1400 g of croaker fish
  • 4 Tablespoons of Oil
  • 2 cups of oil for deep frying
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp bouillon powder
  • 4 habanero peppers


For Preparing the Fish:

  1. Combine the lemon juice and the salt.
  2. Combine the fish and sauce in a clean container, then place in a ziplock bag and store in the refrigerator.
  3. Allow the fish to marinate for an hour.
  4. Heat the oil and deep fry the fish for at least 2 minutes on each side after the marinade.
  5. To absorb excess oil, place on a tray rimmed with paper towels.
  6. Set aside and work on the sauce.
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For Preparing the Sauce:

  1. Set aside after blending the tomato and habanero pepper with as little water.
  2. Heat four tbsp oil and fry onions while the fish is marinating.
  3. Combine the tomato and peppers in a mixing bowl.
  4. Fry for a minute or so.
  5. After that, add the green and red bell peppers as well as the bouillon powder.
  6. On low heat, stir fry for extra three minutes. Season to taste and make any necessary adjustments.
  7. After that, turn off the heat.

The Final Combination:

  1. After frying the fish, place it on a plate and pour the sauce over it, gently mixing it in to keep the fish from splitting to pieces.
  2. Serve and enjoy with garri and chips.
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