Poached Kingfish with Orange and Lemongrass

  • 29 May 2015 | By Medina Palms

Fresh Kingfish with a Tropical Flavor

Watamu is famous for fresh seafood. This simple recipe for Kingfish brings a hint of Asian flavor to add a delightful tropical essence to this dish which is a special at the Amandina Restaurant at Medina Palms.


  • 130g kingfish
  • 500ml fish stock
  • 900ml orange juice
  • 400ml white wine
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 15g minced garlic
  • 120g chopped lemongrass
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a pot combine the fish stock, orange juice, white wine, garlic, onion and lemon grass. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. Bring this to the boil for 5 mins.
  3. Reduce heat to a simmer and add the kingfish. Simmer over low heat for 5 mins –until the flesh starts to become flaky.

Serve with fresh salad.

Whilst in Watamu, enjoy a variety of tasty dishes by visiting Amandina Restaurant at Medina Palms.

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