Swahili Food Recipe - Tanzanian Version of Fish Kebabs (Croquettes)

Swahili Food Recipe: Tanzanian Version of Fish Kebabs (Croquettes)

My mom isn’t a big fan of fish, so we didn’t eat it very much when I was a kid. Considering that I was raised up on the coast, where there was plenty of fish, it was really a sad situation. Fortunately, I grew up and eventually took control of my personal kitchen. I have a number of fish dishes that can be used to convert non-fish eaters and one of them is the fish kebabs.

Here’s one of quick and simple fish kebab recipes dish that’s perfect for your kids’ lunchboxes, a snack, or a meal paired with rice and gravy.

I sincerely hope you enjoy it as often as I have.

Best Fish for Kebab and Mixture of Tuna

  •  1 tbsp garlic-ginger paste
  •  1 1/2 tbsp onion, shredded
  •  one teaspoon of paprika de Espana
  •  one teaspoon turmeric
  • One teaspoon of cumin powder
  •  Chilli powder (1/2 teaspoon)
  •  Tuna steaks, 250 grams
  •  two lemons, juiced
  •  one teaspoon of salt

Extra Ingredients in the Recipe for Fish Kebabs

  •  Two mashed potatoes.
  •  Two tablespoons of coriander, roughly sliced.
  •  Bread crumbs.
  •  Two lightly whisked eggs
  •  Oil for frying

Fish Kebab Recipe – How to Make Fish Kebabs

  1.  In a large mixing bowl, combine all of the ingredients and stir thoroughly. Ensure the tuna pieces are thoroughly spiced.
  2.  Cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes on medium heat.
  3.  Remove from the cooker and leave to cool.
  4.  Combine the crushed potatoes and coriander in a separate bowl, then scatter the tuna in large pieces into small pieces.
  5.  Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl and add one squeeze or 2 of lemon juice. Taste to see whether the amount of lemon and salt is sufficient.
  6.  Grab a bunch of the potato-tuna mixture and roll it into a ball. Repeat with the remaining kebabs.
  7.  Roll the formed kebab in the breadcrumbs after dipping it in the egg
  8.  Continue until all of the components have been lightly breaded and formed.
  9.  In a semi-deep saucepan, heat the oil.
  10.  Put in the fish kebabs and cook till golden brown over medium heat.
  11.  Drain on kitchen paper
  12.  Enjoy the fish kebabs

We hope this fish kebabs recipe has been straightforward and simple for you!

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