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Catfish Stewed

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Prep: 1 hour and 15 minutes Cook: 30 minutes Marinating Fish for 1 hour in Lemon Juice

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Serves 4

This delicious and easy preparation of a catfish, a very Colombian dish and very nutritious for fish lovers, you can accompany with rice, avocado and cassava.

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  • 2 pounds catfish, sliced
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 cup of Hogao
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 bunch fresh thyme
  • cumin to taste
  • 1 cup milk
  • 4 tablespoons breadcrumbs
  • 1 bunch chopped parsley
  • salt and Pepper to taste


  1. Put the catfish slices in a bowl, sprinkle with lemon juice and let stand for about 1 hour.

  2. Then pour in a pan over low heat the hogao, butter, thyme, cumin and salt; Slowly add milk and stir with a wooden spoon and boil the mixture.

  3. incorporate catfish slices, cover the pan and continue cooking over low heat for about 20 minutes.

  4. Finally, remove the thyme branches from the stew, add the bread crumbs and cook for about 5 minutes. Before serving the stew sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve with rice, fried plantains and avocado.

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