Fish in Coconut Sauce (Samaki Wa Kupaka)

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by stormylee

An Eastern African dish.

Top Review by coco849

This recipe does not even come close to what Samaki wa kupaka really is. The dish looks wonderful but it is not samaki wa kupaka. And it is more commonly found in the coastal region of East Africa, my home. This is what it should look like:<br/><br/><br/><br/>I do not own this website neither am I affiliated with it in anyway. All rights belong to

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together garlic and ginger pastes, salt, pepper and lemon juice. Marinate the fish in the mixture for at least 2 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 175°C.
  3. Oil a baking dish with 1 ts oil and bake the fish lightly.
  4. In a blender, puree onions, tomatoes and coriander. Take 1 tsp of oil, heat in a pan and fry pureed mixture for few minutes. Add coconut milk and stir gently until the sauce thickens.
  5. Pour the sauce over the fish and bake in the oven for further 10-15 minutes or until done. Serve with plain or coconut rice.

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