This delicious coconut fish and vegetable stew is a great way to introduce your baby to fish. It is rich in omega-3 fats and other nutrients such as vitamin D and selenium, high in protein and contains an assortment of veggies. In the past it has been advised to wait before introducing fish, but it’s now deemed safe and low-mercury fish (wild or organically farmed) is recommended from 6 months onwards.
Fish which are low in mercury and considered safe to eat three times weekly can be subsituted for the flathead in this recipe. Safe varieties include: herring, mackerel (Atlantic, jack, chub) rainbow trout, salmon, sardines, whitefish, plaice, sole, haddock, sardines, scallops, tilapia, tuna (Skipjack, light, canned or bottled)