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Salt Fish Rougaille    HT  MC  Mauritian  30mins plus soaking


Serves 4    Hot  Fish  Main Course  Gluten Wheat Dairy free  Eggless Mauritius  Africa  African



175g/6oz Saltfish
4 tbsp Oil
1 Large Onion, thinly sliced
300g/11oz chopped Tomatoes
3 green chillies, halved
1/2 teasp Freshly grated Ginger

1 Garlic Clove, crushed
2 teasp Thyme Leaves, chopped 

1 tbsp freshly chopped Parsley
2 tbsp finely chopped Shallot



1. Place the fish in a large bowl of cold water and soak for 1 hour.


2. After soaking, flake the fish into small pieces, removing any skin and bones.


3. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan, add the fish and fry until brown. Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside.


4. Reheat the oil, add the onion and sauté for a few minutes then add all the other ingredients (apart from the shallot) and cook for about 15 minutes , stirring from time to time, until mixture thickens.


5. Add the fish pieces to the sauce together with  3 tablespoons water. Allow to simmer for a further 5 minutes. 


6. Transfer to a heated serving dish and sprinkle with the chopped shallot. Serve immediately.




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