This Fish Stew Recipe From Davy Jones’ Wife Jessica Pacheco-Jones Hits All The Right Notes

Davy Jones and his wife Jessica enjoy making beautiful music — and Cuban food — together. Among The Monkees’ singer’s favorite recipes from her repertoire is Jessica’s signature dish, Fish Stew. Says Davy: “I love Jess’ Fish Stew because she combines all my favorite things into one meal.”

Jessica Pacheco-Jones' Fish Stew

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine Cuban


  • 2 pieces tilapia
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 2 tsp. minced garlic
  • 10 small green olives
  • 1/4 cup cooking wine
  • 1 vegetable bouillon cube
  • 2 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 3 carrots, finely chopped
  • 2 potatoes, chopped
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  • Put the fish and all the other ingredients except the carrots and potatoes in a large saucepan. 
  • Add just enough water to cover the fish. 
  • Bring to a boil and then add the potatoes and carrots. 
  • Cook for at least ten minutes. 
  • Serve with white rice and Cuban bread.
Keyword dinner
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