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                   Vatapa Fish Soup W/Coconut Milk-Part 2
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Christmas
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                         See Directions
       When ready to serve, brush a very large, deep skillet
 or saucepan with a little oil and place in the fish in a
 single layer. Place the pan over medium low heat and, when
 it just begins to sizzle, pour in the broth mixture and
 slowly bring up to a simmer. Cook for about 8 minutes, or
 until the fish is opaque, adding the shrimp for the last 2
 minutes of simmering time. Distribute the fish evenly among
 6 or 8 bowls. Taste the broth for seasoning and pour over
 the fish. Squeeze a wedge of lime over each bowl and drop it
 in. Garnish with cilantro sprigs, if desired, and serve.  6
 to 8 servings
      * Note 1: Dende oil is Brazilian palm oil, available in
 Latin American markets. Be sure to get the Brazilian rather
 than the West African product, which is much heavier. Or use
 half the amount of the West African palm oil and substitute
 vegetable oil for the other half.
       ** Note : The ground dried shrimp that are used in
 Brazilian dishes can occasionally be found in WestAfrican
 markets, but the variety that is widely available in Chinese
 markets will do nicely. The easiest way to grind them is in
 a coffee grinder, if you have one which is reserved for
 grinding spices. 6 servings
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