A dish with fish as the main ingredient. The common type of fish served by most restaurants here in Zambia is tilapia. It is served either fried, char roasted, oven grilled or boiled. There are some top notch restaurant on this platform that serve other river and sea fish dishes.
Kapenta! Also known as the ‘Tanganyika Sardine’ these small fish are native to Lake Tanganyika, but are also present in other lakes in Southern Africa like Lake Malawi, Lake Kariba and Cahora Bassa.
Kapenta is usually preserved by sun drying and sold in many formal and informal markets in the region. Though Fresh Kapenta is also popular, it is mainly sold in Supermarkets and such – along the line of rail, as it requires refrigeration.
Kariba Bream Fish Stew
Enjoy grilled and fried versions of preparing fish. To prepare a stew this time It is so delicate, flaked as you cut through with a fork, knife or spoon, simply enjoyable. You can enjoy this with anything from sadza to rice or potatoes even.
Mintesa or Imintesaare a type of elephant fish common in Zambia. They are a type of Mormyrids fish and are very tasty both fresh and dry. In chinyanja language, they are called Tunyansi.
Fish is the flesh of an animal used for food, and by that definition, it's meat. However, many religions don't consider it meat. There are also several important distinctions between fish and other types of meat, especially in terms of their nutritional profiles and potential health benefits.