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Bahamian style "boiled fish
Great for hogfish and grouper, but not so much for species whose fillets have weak constitutions, like snapper, that tend to fall apart when cooked.
Take a big pot (depending on how many to feed)
Wash and slice potatoes (I generally do about 1/4-3/8 " thick (perhaps up to 1/2" is OK))
Slice onions maybe 1/8 to 1/4" thick
Put the fish in the bottom of the pot and put on lemon juice and ground cayenne pepper (which I always apply generously)
Irene and I add some white wine too. (Bahamians generally depend on the lemon juice and only the water that is in the fish. They generally do the potatoes chunkier too but I have problems with them getting cooked that way.)
Put alternate layers of onions and sliced potatoes on top of the fish which allows the steam to easily circulate through the heap. I sprinkle cayenne pepper over a few of these layers while I am building them (pretty generously). If your kids are a little spice sensitive maybe cook in 2 pots!
Put the pot on, cover, and turn the burner on the lower side of medium for a gentle boil, and that's it. When the potatoes and onions are cooked it's ready.
Serve in bowls with the pot juice and bread if you like.
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