Lemony Fish Stew

A low fat fish stew that is simple with lemony fragrant, studded with veggies, herbs and mildly spiced. Rustic and light, this flavorful stew can be made in just 20 minutes. Serve it with piping hot rice, as a soup on it’s own or with garlic bread or plain toasted bread.

Lemony fish stew is a very comforting wholesome stew of fish and vegetables with fresh lemon juice. I love this to have with piping hot steamed rice. You can even sip it like a soup.

This lemon fish stew is much easier to prepare than you might expect with a handful of ingredients that are used daily in our pantry and it is ready in under 20 minutes. Without much efforts a delicious and flavorful stew is in the table. This fish stew is perfect to make and devour during rainy days and monsoon season.

You can use any fish to fit your preference such as with bone, boneless or fillets. Whatever you can find available to you will do. Also use the vegetables that are available, any seasonal veggies or any of your favourite vegetables.

Lemony fish stew with vegetables is zero oil dish. Without any guilt you can happily relish it. It is indeed a very heart warming, healthier and nutritious dish. A real comfort dish!

INGREDIENTS THAT GOES INSIDE THE FISH STEW

Fish
Green chilly 
Tomato 
Ginger 
Garlic 
Potato
Carrot
Broccoli
Cracked peppercorns
Spring onion
Coriander leaves
Lemon juice
Salt
Water

PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER

Zero oil lemony fish stew with vegetables is a straight forward recipe. In this super easy fish stew, everything can be cooked in one large pot and is beautifully cooked and seasoned to create a hearty and scrumptious fish stew.

Start by putting altogether the fish, potato, green chilly, tomato, ginger, garlic, salt, water and cook for few minutes. Then add in the carrot and broccoli and cook for just a couple of minutes. Lastly add in the cracked peppercorns, spring onion, coriander leaves, lemon juice, give a quick mix and take off the heat. Voila your delicious and scrumptious fish stew is ready to be relished. Enjoy it with piping hot rice or sip it as a soup.

So go ahead and give this zero oil fish stew a try and if you’re feeling up to it – add more spices to give it an extra kick!

I can’t wait to see your creations and please do not forget to share your thoughts about the recipe with me in the comments box below.

I made a simple recipe video of this nutritious lemon fish stew recipe for my readers which I have shared below. Please do watch and SUBSCRIBE to my channel if you haven’t yet. It will mean a lot to me and motivate me to come up with more videos for my readers. As always looking forward to your feedbacks!

LEMONY FISH STEW VIDEO TUTORIAL

HOW TO MAKE LEMONY FISH STEW?

Here’s a step by step pictorial instructions to make this scrumptious lemony fish stew.

In a pot add the fish slices, potato, green chilly, tomato, ginger, garlic, salt and water.

Give a gentle quick stir. Cover the pot with lid and cook for about 10-12 minutes.

Add in the carrot and brocolli florets. Put the lid on and cook for another 3-5 mins.

Add the cracked peppercorns, spring onion, coriander leaves and lemon juice.

Give a quick gentle mix and cook for a minute and take off the heat.

NOTES:

● I have used rohu fish (fresh water carp). You can use any fish of your choice.
● You can use prawn/shrimp instead of fish.
● You can also add veggies like cauliflower, green peas or any seasonal vegetable  or vegetable which you like.
● You can add herbs of your choice.
● Increase the spice level as per your palate preference.

VARIATIONS:

If you love to cook this stew with oil. Heat a tablespoon of oil or butter. Saute some onion (optional), green chillies,  chopped ginger and garlic for few minutes. You can add little chilly powder or paprika if you like. Then add the fish, season with salt, water. From here follow the same process as mentioned in the recipe. It taste equally good. Try and let me know how you like it.

SOME ZERO OIL DISH YOU MIGHT BE INTERESTED

Fish With Spinach
Naga Chicken Curry
Fish With Fermented Bamboo Shoot (Naga Fish)
Steamed Chicken (wrapped in banana leaf)
Chicken Stew
Chicken And Rice Porridge
Amsu ( Chicken With Rice Flour)
Smoked Pork With Axone & Colocasia (Arbi)
Naga Pork Curry
Smoked Pork Curry
Pork With Bamboo Shoot

ALSO FEW FISH RECIPES YOU MIGHT LIKE

Anchovies Fry
Rohu Fish Curry
Shallow Fried King Fish
Pan Grilled Green Masala Fish
Fish Fingers
Pan Seared Pepper Fish With Mashed Potato
Green Chilly Masala Fish
Karimeen Pollichathu ( Pearl spot in Banana Leaf)
Masor Tenga
Fish Head With Cauliflower & Potato

All of the above recipes are super easy to prepare, ready in no time, and will never disappoint you.

RECIPE CARD

Lemony Fish Stew

Akum Raj Jamir
A low fat fish stew that is simple with lemony fragrant, studded with veggies, herbs and mildly spiced. Rustic and light, this flavorful stew can be made in just 20 minutes. Serve it with piping hot rice, as a soup on it's own or with garlic bread or plain toasted bread.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 18 mins
Total Time 23 mins
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American, International
Servings 3

Equipment

  • pot
  • spatula
  • 240 ml measuring cup set

Ingredients
  

  • 6 pieces fish
  • 2  potato cubed or wedges
  • 2 green chilly chopped
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 1 inch ginger chopped
  • 4-5 cloves garlic chopped
  • salt as per taste
  • 2-3 cups water
  • 1 carrot sliced or cubed
  • 1 cup broccoli (1 small broccoli)
  • ½ teaspoon cracked peppercorn
  • ½ cup spring onion chopped
  • 2 tablespoon coriander leaves chopped
  • 3 tablespoon lemon juice

Instructions
 

  • In a pot add the fish slices, potato, green chilly, tomato, ginger, garlic, salt and water.
  • Give a gentle quick stir. Cover the pot with lid and cook for about 10-12 minutes.
  • Add in the carrot and brocolli florets. Put the lid on and cook for another 3-5 minutes.
  • Add the cracked peppercorns, spring onion, coriander leaves and lemon juice.
  • Give a quick gentle mix and cook for a minute and take off the heat.

Recipe Variation: If you love to cook this stew with oil.

  • Heat 1 o 2 tablespoon of oil or butter. Saute some onion (optional), green chillies,  chopped ginger and garlic for few minutes. You can add little chilly powder or paprika if you like. Then add the fish, season with salt, water. From here follow the same process as mentioned in the recipe. It taste equally good. Try and let me know how you like it.

Video

Notes

  1. I have used rohu fish (fresh water carp). You can use any fish of your choice. 
  2. You can use prawn/shrimp instead of fish.
  3. You can also add veggies like cauliflower, green peas or any seasonal vegetable  or vegetable which you like.
  4. You can add herbs of your choice.
  5. Increase the spice level as per your palate preference.
Keyword fish stew, lemon fish, lemon fish stew, low fat, oil free, stew, zero oil

Well, if you make this zero oil lemony fish stew, please do leave a feedback in the comments box below or snap a photo and tag Akum Raj Jamir on Facebook and akumrajjamir on Instagram with hashtag #atmykitchen. I would love to see your creations.

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog. I hope you liked the recipe. Your valuable feedbacks are always welcome, I love hearing from you guys and always do my best to respond to each and every one of you.

Happy Cooking!
Love Akum

Disclosure: At My Kitchen is an Amazon Affiliate, which simply means that if you make a purchase through these links, I will earn a very small commission at no additional cost to you!

Please click if you wish to purchase these products from Amazon.

About Akum Raj Jamir

administrator
Hello Everyone.. I am Akum Raj Jamir. I am a Naga Lady born and bought up from Nagaland. Married to a Tamilian and settled in Chennai now.  I worked in hotel industry for 3 years and later I shifted to corporate sector and worked in US based MNC companies. In January 2014 I was blessed with a baby boy and that it when I decided to quit my job and give me full time for him as well as the home. Now I am a homemaker ☺.  I started cooking at the very small age. We sisters used to help mom in the kitchen and followed the foot step of my mom and that's how I developed my cooking skills. A foodie by nature and a passionate cook, loves everything about food. Cooking is my passion. I love experimenting with food in my kitchen and try to bring the best in whatever I cook. I cook with all my heart and soul and this love is evident in the dishes I cook.  I believe in sharing a lot thus whatever I cook I share with fellow friends and my fan followings. So this space is all about food from my kitchen for foodies like me. Explore the recipes ☺

Leave a Reply

Previous post Custard Tutti Frutti Muffins / Eggless Tutti Frutti Custard Muffins
Next post Quail Fry / Kaadai Fry
%d bloggers like this: