La Rompecolchones – Mattressbreaker

One of Colombia’s favourite soups: La Rompecolchones – The mattress breaker. Originally from the Colombian westcoast, where a lot of herbs, such as cilantro/koriander, are used for elaborating all types of recipes. This one is believed to have ‘spiced up’ a lot of bedroom activity…


What you need

  • 4 sliced loins white fish
  • 1 cup sliced onion
  • 1 tbs triguisar
  • 1 tbs salt
  • 1 tsp ground tumeric
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 8 cups fish stock
  • 1 cup diced yuca
  • 4 diced potatoes
  • 2 tbs chopped cilantro
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tbs coconut oil
  • Extra cilantro
  • Lime


How you do it:

Heat up the coconut oil in a pot. Add onion amd roast briefly. Add salt and spices and roast for 2 mins.
Add fish loins and cover immediately with fish stock. Cook for 10 mins.
Add diced yuca, potatoes, and coconut milk. Cook for 30 mins

Serve each dish with 1/4 lime and some more cilantro.

Dig in and enjoy

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