Mauritius celebrates their independence from the United Kingdom annually on March 12. Mauritius was jostled between the hands of the Dutch, French, and later by the British after the Napoleonic War. Mauritius gained its freedom when United Kingdom granted its complete independence on March 12, 1968. Port Louis is the country’s capital with population of more than 1,288,000 according to the 2008 census. Creole, French, and English are among the languages spoken in the island nation. The country is home to the extinct flightless bird known as ‘dodo’.
•4 tablespoon of oil
•4 fillets of any white fish
•8 large prawns(peeled)
•1 pound of squid (cleaned and sliced)
•1 red onion chopped
•3 green chilies sliced thin
•2 chopped cloves of garlic
•3 tablespoon vinegar
•Salt to taste
•2 tablespoon wholegrain mustard
Put 2 tablespoon of oil in pan and sauté fish when done set aside and keep warm, in the same pan sauté shrimp and squid season with salt. Remove shrimp and
squid and keep warm. Add the rest of the oil and add onions chilies and garlic cook till
tender. Mix vinegar and saffron and add to pan.
Remove pan from heat whisk in mustard add seafood back to the pan, cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Serve with rice or lentils.