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Nigerian Fish soup Recipe. Spicy aromatic stew made in tomato stew
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Fish Stew Recipe

Fish Stew Recipe cooked Nigerian Fish stew imoyo style
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Course: Soup, Stew
Cuisine: African, Nigerian
Keyword: Fish stew recipe, Nigerian Fish Stew, Spicy fish stew
Servings: 5
Calories: 220kcal
Author: K's Cuisine
Cost: £12


  • 1 kg Hake Fish You can use Tilipia or Catfish
  • 3 Bell peppers
  • 4 Tomatoes You can sub 1 Can plum tomatoes
  • 4 Scotch bonnets
  • 1 Large Onion
  • 1 Thumb size Ginger
  • ¼ Cup Vegetable Oil
  • 3 Stock Cubes
  • Salt


  • Cut and clean the fish then season with one stock cube and salt

  • Blend the bell peppers, tomatoes, scotchbonnet, ginger and onion.

  • In a pot, add vegetable oil then add the blended pepper mix. Add remaining 2 stock cubes, salt and water. Cover and leave to cook for 10 minutes.
  • Add in the seasoned fish, cover pot and leave to cook for 10 minutes. 
  • Take off heat and Fish stew is ready 



Use as many Scotch bonnets/chilli as you can withstand heat
Don't use spoon to stir once fish has gone in to avoid the fish breaking in stew
Add basil or Scent leaves for aromatic Fish stew


Calories: 220kcal