Stewed Tuna Fish

Serves 4

  • 800 grs of cleaned, fresh tuna fish ;
  • 100 grs of onions ;
  • 400 grs of fresh tomatoes ;
  • 1 dl of olive oil ;
  • 2 cloves ;
  • 1 bunch of coriander ;
  • 1 dl of white wine ;
  • 600 grs of potatoes ;
  • salt to taste ;
  • pepper to taste


Prepare the tuna fish, clean away all the blood and wash it in cold water.
Peel and slice the onions into rings. Take the stems off the tomatoes, scald the latter and peel and deseed them. Dice the tomatoes.
Place the onions, tomatoes, cloves and bunch of coriander in a pan and put it on the flame. Season with salt and pepper. Fry for a few minutes.
Slice up the fish and add it to the pan. Add the white wine. Cover the pan and cook in the oven.
Meanwhile, in another pan, boil the potatoes in their jackets after having washed them carefully.
Peel the potatoes when they are boiled and brown them in a frying-pan with olive oil.
Take the pan out of the oven and correct the seasonings.
Serve garnished with the potatoes and sprinkled with chopped coriander.

Hint: The potatoes should be small ones, if available.

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