Mackere l - Tomatoes - sauce - imoyo - fish - recipe

This is a quick fish stew recipe for a busy night or when you want something different from the everyday stew. Feel free to substitute catfish or any other type of fish you prefer.


  • 2 Large mackerel fish – Cut and Cleaned
  • 4 Large tomatoes – cubed
  • 1-2 Teaspoons Dried pepper
  • 1/2 Tablespoon pepper flakes (Optional)
  • ½ Large onion- thinly sliced
  • 3 Tablespoons Palm oil
  • 2 cubes Maggi
  • Salt – To taste


  • Season the cut mackerel with 1 cube maggi, pepper flakes and salt- set aside


  • Heat up the palm oil in a large pan. Fry the onion until browned

Mackerel step 2

  • Place the fish pieces in the onion. Fry on each side for 2-3 minutes

Mackerel step 3

  • Add in the chopped tomatoes, peppers, maggi and salt. Gently combine (making sure not to break the fish). Cover the pot


  • Simmer on medium heat for 15-20 minutes

Stewed Mackerel on RiceServe on rice