Vatapa Recipe | Receita Vatapa
It is a dish very common in Northern and Northeastern regions of Brazil.
Vatapa is used in the traditional Brazilian dish of Acarajé. Try this Vatapa recipe.
In a large saucepan heat the dendê oil. Add the garlic, onions and whole shrimp and cook until the onions are transparent. Add the ground cashews, peanuts and ground shrimp, stir to mix all the ingredients. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Add in the bread mixture, stir until combined.
Add the cod and fish stock. Continue to cook on low heat, stirring to prevent sticking, until the sauce is reduced and thickened.
Remove from heat and stir in the grated ginger. Pour into a large serving dish and serve with rice.