could probably talk about mackerel a.k.a titus throughout this post but
that would be going overboard. I grew up loving this tasty fish known
locally as “Titus”. The beautiful looking vertical stripes on its back
makes it a beautiful sight to look at. As one of the most popular fish
you’d find in the country, it’s not unusual to find it in most meals. It
could be smoked, grilled, boiled or fried. Either way, you’re sure to
love the outcome.
is rich in omega-3 oils which is necessary for brain function, reduce
the risk of heart disease as well as normal growth and development. And
since body can’t make them humans have to get them through food. Now,
this stew is really easy to make and can be paired with any meal such as
rice, beans, yam, potato e.t.c.
How To Make Mackerel (Titus) Stew
• Prep Time: 20 minutes
• Cook Time: 40 minutes
• Total Time: 1 hour
• Level: Easy
• Lime (To clean the fish)
To do that, you rinse the tomatoes, red bell pepper, chili pepper a.k.a
shombo, garlic, 1 red onion, red scotch bonnets and puree everything
together in a blender. Pour the puree into a pot and cook till all the
liquid dries up leaving just the concentrate. Click here for the full tomapep tutorial with step by step pictures.
and place in a pot. Blend the second onion with a little water and pour
into the pot. Add the thyme, curry powder, crushed seasoning and salt to
taste. Steam for about 5 minutes – Set aside.
puree in step 1 above and fry for about 3 minutes. Add the fish stock
and stir. Leave to cook for about 10-13 minutes.