I spent a weekend with my aunty and I remember seeing Catfish for the first time. Petrifying! There were 5 in a wide bucket, kept overnight. Little did we know that these slimey fish would be playing hide and seek the following morning. No fish? Well luckily we found all in different places around the house. Humour aside, here's the recipe for Catfish the Nigerian way. Method Begin with a well cleaned fish Make a spicy marinade to keep fish in: Minced garlic Minced ginger Garlic salt (Yes I do love garlic) Habanero peppers (Go as crazy as you'd like) Crushed red chilli flakes Apple cider vinegar Lemon juice, 1 would do Black pepper Salt A cup of water Score fish and cover for half an hour to allow the fish marinate. Can't wait any longer? Pop on a hot grill, I used a charcoal grill which gives a smokey taste. This will also work in a wood fired oven or in a grill pan with the addition of liquid smoke. Grill for 15 - 20 minutes or until fully cooked. I used a smaller fish so this timing was just right. Roast some semi ripe plantains till crusted on the outside and soft on the inside. Serve with any sauce you like. I opted for a drizzle chilli oil for an extra kick.
It truly is. As we enter our 5th year, I reflect on how we began and the journey till present. What an amazing experience it has been. What you can expect at Samantha's A home feel Dishes customised to each client's taste Board games A West African, European and American menu (but by all means not limited to this) Pop up events like Chef Nights, cooking contests and more Creativity and a passion for food are always at the heart of everything we do. View our new look site here We always welcome feedback by email or in person and as we enter 2020 we wish all are customers from Day 1 till present a very happy holiday and New year.