Seafood Recipes

Jamaican Sweet Brown Stew Fish Recipe

Fish is fried, then stewed with soy sauce, escallions, and ketchup to make a savory Jamaican meal.


  • 2 lb. large fish (snapper, king fish, jack)
  • 1 medium onion
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 blades of escallion
  • sprigs of thyme
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • water
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • oil for frying
  • 2 tablespoon ketchup

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  1. Fry Fish lightly.
  2. Sauté sliced seasonings in oil or butter. Then add soy sauce
  3. Slowly add flour to mixture.
  4. Cook till brown.
  5. Add water, ketchup.
  6. Add pepper & salt to taste.
  7. Put the fish in a deep pot.
  8. Pour on the sauce.
  9. Simmer for 15 minutes.

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