Coconut Fish Curry Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Coconut Fish Curry Recipe
  • READY IN 40 mins

Coconut Fish Curry

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"Lightly spicy, this is a wonderful creamy fish curry. Try with whatever white fish you like. Serve with brown rice."

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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    25 mins
  • READY IN

    40 mins

Directions

  1. Combine curry powder, ground ginger, and ground turmeric in a skillet; toast the spices over medium heat until browned, about 5 minutes. Pour olive oil and garlic into the spice mixture and stir to make a paste.
  2. Stir onion into the spice mixture; cook and stir until the onion is tender, 5 to 7 minutes. Stir about half the coconut milk and half the water into the onion mixture; simmer together for 5 minutes. Add cod to the mixture; continue cooking until the fish is firm, about 5 minutes. Add tomato, remaining coconut milk, and remaining water to the skillet; cook until the tomato is softened, about 5 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 26, 2013

Great recipe! I substituted coconut oil for the vegetable oil for more coconutty flavor, and kicked up the spice with some red pepper flakes.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 15, 2014

Lordy, I do NOT know what happened but this was just ugh. It was bitter. I am not sure what happened. I tried adding sugar, lime juice, peanut butter, soy, and it was still barely edible.

 

6 Ratings

Oct 29, 2013

This recipe was good if you like a blander curry. There was no kick to it so I probably won't be in a hurry to make it again because we like spicy food. The only thing I did differently was use about double the oil for the paste as 1/4tsp wasn't enough and I added about double the cod as well because I looked at the amount asked for and it didn't seem enough. I'm glad I did.

 
Aug 01, 2014

With these changes I would give it 5 stars: Use chicken broth instead of water; coconut oil instead of olive oil; garlic powder instead of garlic; about 1/3 of an onion. Add salt to taste. Add 1 to 1 1/2 T shredded coconut. Coconut Chicken Curry: One small to med. chicken breast, cut in bite size pieces. cook in 1 tsp. of coconut oil. add spices to drippings to toast.

 
Feb 15, 2014

Didn't have any coconut milk so I used coconut water. Once it cooked off, I dredged my fish in egg and coated with coconut so I ended up with a crunchy crust instead of a sauce. Also added some cilantro with the tomato at the finish.

 
Mar 20, 2014

Very bland, no depth of flavor. As one other person did, I added double the oil to make the paste. Very watery, so I thickened slightly. Won't rush back to this recipe

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 237 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 18.7 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 14.2 g
  • 22%
  • Fiber
  • 4.4 g
  • 18%
  • Protein
  • 12.3 g
  • 25%
  • Sodium
  • 51 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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