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Boiled Fish

Thur Aug 15th, 2019

Boiled Fish

Fish has many health benefits and eating it boiled instead of fried is a much healthier option. Boiled fish is enjoyed by many from Wisconsin to the Bahamas and can be eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner. If you have never tried boiled fish, make this recipe and you will be hooked.


  • 2 lbs of grouper or wild salmon cut in 4" pieces (with or without bones)
  • 2 limes
  • 1 lemon
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp butter or avocado oil
  • 1 medium onion (chopped)
  • 2 stalks celery (chopped)
  • 1/2 small green pepper (chopped)
  • 2 carrots (sliced)
  • 1/2 lb white potatoes peeled and cubed (1" cubes)
  • 1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (the more you put the spicier the boiled fish will be)
  • 2 cups shredded cabbage
  • 3 cups of water


  1. In a separate bowl place 2 lbs of fish and squeeze 1 lime and 1/2 lemon over the fish and salt and pepper, toss together and set aside.
  2. In a medium to large pot add 2 tbsp butter (or oil). When butter melts or oil is hot, put in onions and let cook stirring occasionally until onions are translucent. Remove fish from bowl and add to pot along with celery, green peppers and carrots. Cook for 5 -7 minutes and gently stir occasionally (careful not to break up fish).
  3. Add in potatoes, red pepper flakes, cabbage and water. Squeeze in juice from remaining lime and other 1/2 of the lemon. Add in 1 to 1/2 cup more water (if you want more broth) gently stir occasionally. Cook on medium heat and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and cook another 10 - 15 minutes until fish is flaky and potatoes and carrots are tender. Add more salt and pepper if needed to taste.

Source: Angie's Kitchen