Delicious Brazilian Moqueca

My LCHF Seafood Moqueca

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
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Moqueca is a typical dish from Brazil, and has several variations according to the region it is from. This one is similar to the moqueca from Bahia, Salvador, in the northeast



  • 50 grams fish fillet
  • 4 tbsp of shelled clams
  • 4 tbsp of shelled mussels
  • 50g prawns
  • 1/4 slice yellow bell pepper
  • 1/4 sliced red bell pepper
  • 1/4 sliced green bell pepper
  • 1 sliced medium tomato
  • 1/4  sliced onion
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp palm oil (sustainable)
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 3 tbsp chopped coriander
  • Salt and pepper to tast 


  1. Add the olive oil to a deep pan
  2. Layer the ingredients starting with the onion, seasoning between each layer and leaving the seafood and fish for the last layer
  3. Pour the coconut milk over the layers and add the chopped coriander
  4. Let it simmer on low heat for 10min with the lid on
  5. Remove the lid and let the simmer for another 10min
  6. Add the palm oil and a few coriander leaves and serve

A minha moqueca LCHF

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: muito fácil
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Moqueca Baiana LCHF deliciosa.





  • 50 gramas de peixe
  • 4 cs de ameijoa sem casca
  • 4 cs de mexilhão sem casca
  • 50g de camarão sem casca
  • 1/4 de pimentão amarelo fatiado
  • 1/4 de pimentão verde fatiado
  • 1/4 de pimentão vermelho fatiado
  • 1 tomate médio fatiado
  • 1/4  cebola fatiada
  • 2 cs de azeite de oliva
  • 1 cs de azeite de dendém
  • 1 xícara de leite de coco
  • 3 cs de coentro
  • Sal e pimenta do reino a gosto


  1. Colocar o azeite de oliva em uma frigideira funda
  2. Colocar os ingredientes em camadas, começando com a cebola e finalizando com o peixe e frutos do mar, temperando entre cada camada
  3. Adicionar o leite de coco e o coentro
  4. Let Deixar ferver em fogo baixo por 10 minutos, tampado
  5. Remover a tampa  e ferver mais 10 minutos
  6. Adicionar o azeite de dendém e algumas folhas de coentro e servir

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  1. motoguzzimomma

    Oh it looks and sounds delicious. If only I wasn’t allergic to molluscs.


    1. heelsandspices

      You can have it with fish and prawns only, or only fish


  2. John Koen

    Muito obrigado! Estou de vontade de cozinhá-a!


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