Ingredientes para cantidad-de-porciones:

white fish

2 to 3 pounds

whole white fish, cleaned, scaled, and gutted, or 4 (6-ounce) fish fillets

oil

2 tablespoons

olive oil

scallion

2 tablespoons

minced scallion

garlic paste

2 tablespoons

garlic paste

pepper

¼ teaspoon

pepper

onion

½

onion, cut in quarters

cilantro

5 sprigs

cilantro

garlic

2

cloves garlic

salt

½ teaspoon

salt

cumin

½ teaspoon

ground cumin*

verdes

1

small green plantain*, peeled and cut into 1½-inch chunks

yuca

½ pound

peeled yuca*, quartered lengthwise

potatos

½ pound

(3 small) peeled potatoes, halved

yam

½ pound

peeled ñame* or yam, cut in 1-inch cubes

platano maduro

1

small ripe unpeeled plantain*, cut into 1½-inch chunks

pumpkin

½ pound

peeled pumpkin, cut in 1-inch cubes

hogao pachi com

½ cup

Hogao del Pacífico

rice

Cooked white rice

for serving

  1. 2 to 3 pounds whole white fish, cleaned, scaled, and gutted, or 4 (6-ounce) fish fillets

  2. 2 tablespoons olive oil

  3. 2 tablespoons minced scallion

  4. 2 tablespoons garlic paste

  5. ¼ teaspoon pepper

  6. ½ onion, cut in quarters

  7. 5 sprigs cilantro

  8. 2 cloves garlic

  9. ½ teaspoon salt

  10. ½ teaspoon ground cumin*

  11. 1 small green plantain*, peeled and cut into 1½-inch chunks

  12. ½ pound peeled yuca*, quartered lengthwise

  13. ½ pound (3 small) peeled potatoes, halved

  14. ½ pound peeled ñame* or yam, cut in 1-inch cubes

  15. 1 small ripe unpeeled plantain*, cut into 1½-inch chunks

  16. ½ pound peeled pumpkin, cut in 1-inch cubes

  17. ½ cup Hogao del Pacífico

  18. Cooked white rice, for serving


Instrucciones:

  1. Make sure all the scales have been removed from the fish by passing your hands over them from tail to head. Season the fish or fillets by rubbing with the oil, scallion, garlic, and pepper. Set aside in the refrigerator until ready to cook.

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  2. In a large pot over medium heat place 6 cups of water, the quartered onion, cilantro, cloves garlic, salt, and cumin*. Bring to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes.

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  3. Add the green plantain, yuca, potatoes, and ñame, and simmer covered over medium-low heat for 20 minutes.

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  4. Add the ripe plantain and pumpkin, and simmer for 15 minutes more.

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  5. If using whole fish, add and simmer covered 15 minutes more; if using fillets, add and simmer covered for 10 minutes more.

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  6. To serve, place 1 or 2 pieces of each vegetable on each plate. Place the fish on top, pour on the liquid from the pot, and add 1 to 2 tablespoons of Hogao del Pacífico to each.

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  7. Serve with white rice.