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Cod in Coconut Curry

Coconut and curry pair up beautifully with sweet yellow peppers for a simple dish with an exotic flare that will tantalize your taste buds
Course Entree
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Author Valerie Remy-Milora


  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2-3 shallots minced
  • 1 yellow pepper
  • 1 orange pepper
  • 4 cod steaks
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp curry powder or more to taste
  • fresh ground salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat a large skillet. Melt coconut oil.
  • Chop both peppers then add to skillet along with minced shallots and sauté for a couple of minutes.
  • Add cod steaks and braise on both sides.
  • Add coconut milk, turmeric and curry, salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cover and simmer until fish is cooked (about 10 minutes). Don't overcook the cod or it will have a slightly chewy consistency.
  • * The curry is mild. You can add ore for a little extra heat if you prefer a hotter curry.