Delicious Aratu Moqueca Recipe
The Brazilian northeast is rich in delicious fish and seafood recipes! One of these examples are moquecas, always tasty and with such characteristic ingredients. If you want to bring a little of Bahia to your home, prepare this delicious aratu moqueca recipe from specialfood! The aratu is a very typical crab from there, very tasty and well worth buying despite the price. Check out all the preparation of this Bahia delicacy below and try it!
Ingredients to make delicious Aratu Moqueca:
1 kilogram of shredded aratu
3 units of tomato
1 unit of onion
1 unit of pepper
1 bunch of chopped coriander
2 cloves of crushed garlic
1 unit of lemon (juice)
200 milliliters of coconut milk
50 milliliters of palm oil
2 tablespoons of olive oil
How to make delicious Aratu Moqueca:
To make this crab moqueca recipe, start by chopping or cutting the onion, tomatoes and peppers into slices. Place over medium-low heat a pan (preferably clay) with the oil, onion and garlic and let it simmer until soft.
Add the tomatoes, peppers and coriander, cover and simmer for 5-10 minutes. Then add the coconut milk, lemon juice and aratu, cover again and let it boil for another 10 minutes.
Tip: If you want, you can also add shrimp core or dry shrimp along with the aratu.
Finally, add the palm oil and adjust the flavor with salt and a few drops of pepper. Leave it for another 5 minutes, without the lid, and turn off the heat at the end of that time.
Your delicious aratu moqueca is ready to serve! Decorate with more chopped cilantro and accompany with palm fluff, plain white rice or plain bean tutu. Bon appetit and let us know what you think of this recipe!
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