Coconut Fish Curry Recipe

Today I would like to introduce you to one of my favourite fish curry recipes. Once you learn how to cook this dish, you will wonder how did you survive without it this far? It will be your staple!

This dish is healthy, tasty and easy to prepare. I cook this curry at home for my son and my friends often and each time I serve it I get a lot of compliments.

It is one of these recipes you prepare when you want to impress and nourish. You simply can not get enough of this meal and it takes literally 15 minutes to prepare and cook it.

From the health perspective; it is a light dish when it comes to calories. It is gluten free, dairy free and it is packed with nutritional value. It is supercharged with a choice of ingredients like Turmeric (abounded in curcumin) and cruciferous vegetable like broccoli that are abounded in anti-carcinogens; which are chemical substances that work against the processes that lead to development of cancer, such as antioxidants, and essential substances that help the body’s immune, hormonal, and other systems to prevent carcinogenesis. Both of these ingredients are well researched and most beneficial to you when added to your whole food diet.

Fresh herbs, garlic, chilli and ginger create an amazing aroma and each of their own carry beneficial effects upon your digestive system as well as well as immune system functions.

The choice of fish is yours, it can be barramundi, snapper or salmon, as well as prawns, crab meat or mussels. As long as you involve good quality fish, you will supercharge this meal’s health benefits, with abundance of anti- inflammatory omega 3 fatty acids, that also boost your brain functions while delivering some of the finest, easy to digest protein choices on the planet.



Half of glove of garlic

Thumbnail sized fresh ginger

1 stick of lemongrass

Half of a bunch of fresh coriander

1-3 medium red chilli

2-3 tea spoons of turmeric powder

salt, peper

3-4 teaspoons of olive oil

Half of broccoli

1 red paprika 

1 coconut milk can

1 coconut cream can

250 g of fish of your choice


  • Prepare the ingredients, wash and cut them and then place the olive oil garlic, ginger, and lemongrass into a hot pan. Bring it to the boiling point and steer for 30 seconds, then add coconut milk/cream and turmeric with chilli, salt and pepper. Bring it to the boil and cook for 3 minutes with lead on to preserve its moisture.
  • Add the broccoli and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add the paprika and fish at the same time and cook for 2-3 minutes till the fish is cooked through.
  • Top with chopped fresh coriander and possibly extra slices of red chilli and serve by its own or a side dish of brown rice.