African Tin Mackerel & Bell Peppers Stew#FishFriday

A very versatile recipe can use any vegetable of your choice. This so quick to make especially when you have a tiring day and your want something easy and tasty then this recipe is for you. You can substitute sardines in tomato sauce for the mackerel.
¼ Cup Oil
1 Medium Onion - sliced
2 Scallions/spring Onions - chopped
1 Small Tomato - sliced
1 Small Red Bell Pepper - sliced
1 Small Green Bell Pepper - sliced
1 Small Yellow Bell Pepper - sliced
3 Cloves Garlic - finely copped
1 Green Or Red Chilly - chopped
1 (425 Grams ) Can Mackerel In Tomato Sauce
½ Teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes, or to taste
¼ Teaspoon Black Pepper Powder
½ Teaspoon Sea Salt, or to taste
1 Teaspoon Apple Cider Vinegar

In a pan heat the oil add the sliced onion and scallions sauté till the onions soften add the tomato, garlic and sauté till the tomato softens add the bell peppers and chilly, sauté for a minute or two, now add the salt, black pepper, chilly flakes and vinegar and sauté for 2 minutes. Empty in the can of mackerel, mix well lightly and reduce the flame to medium low. Let it simmer until heated for about 7 to 10 minutes.
Serve hot with boiled yams, plantains, potatoes or rice. 
Labels : Seafood/Fish, Tinned Mackerel, Colored Bell Peppers, African, Main Course, Fish Friday

This month, Karen of Karen's Kitchen Stories is hosting  Fish Friday Foodies' April 2021 event . She asked us to share a fish recipe from any country or region of Africa!  We are a group of seafood-loving bloggers, wherein we  share fish and seafood recipes on the third Friday of the month. 

Here's the April 2021 
Sneha's Recipe
Sneha's Recipe

Happy Home-maker and culinary enthusiast.


  1. What a wonderful quick and flavorful meal - and packed with veggies!

  2. Mackerel is such a flavorful fish. I bet it holds up well with the peppers. Sounds easy and delicious. Thanks for joining me.

  3. Speedy and, I'm sure, tasty! Nice job.

  4. Perfect recipe Sneha, easy peasy and delicious.