Moqueca! Brazilian Soup

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Jan. 12, 2017

Making Moqueca with Tuany! Moqueca is a DELICIOUS Brazilian seafood soup that literally takes about 15 minutes to make. It's a healthy and fast dinner recipe that you will love.


White fish/Shrimp 1 Pound
Garlic 5 Clove (25 gm)
Onion 1 Large ((white or yellow))
Green bell pepper 1
Tomatoes 2
Dende oil 1 Tablespoon ((palm oil))
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Pepper 1/2 Teaspoon
Cumin 1/2 Teaspoon
Tomato sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Coconut milk 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs) ((15 ounce can))
Lime juice 2 Tablespoon ((from 1 lime))
Chopped cilantro 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Cooked white rice 2 Cup (32 tbs) ((for serving))



Heat a large pot with oil and saute onions in it until softened.

Add peppers, tomato, garlic, cumin, salt, pepper and saute for 60 seconds.

Add tomato sauce, coconut milk, lime juice and cover with lid.

Bring to boil and stir in seafood and cilantro.

Simmer for 5-10 minutes or until cooked.

Adjust salt and lime to taste.



Serve with white rice and enjoy!


Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 528Calories from Fat 214

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g38.5%

Saturated Fat 21 g105%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 602 mg25.08%

Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.7%

Dietary Fiber 6 g24%

Sugars 12 g

Protein 28 g56%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet