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Goan Fish Curry

Yields2 Servings

Goan curries are famous for combining the flavour of coconut with fish. This dish is a great balance of curry and coconut flavour. It's an easy recipe that you can prepare in about 20 minutes. You can use any time of seafood not only fish.

Ingredients:
 50 g coconut cream
 1 tbsp curry powder
 15 g fresh root ginger
 1 red chilli
 1 tbsp tomato paste
 80 g baby leaf spinach
 ½ vegetable stock cube
 10 g coriander
 1 garlic clove
 1 tsp ground tumeric
 1 red onion
 2 basa fillets
 130 g rice
Directions:
1

Boil a kettle.
Peel and finely dice the red onion.
Scrape the skin off with a teaspoon and grate or finely chop the ginger.
Peel and grate the garlic.
Cut the red chilli in half length-ways, deseed and chop finely.

2

Heat a large wide based pan with a matching lid, with a drizzle of vegetable oil over a medium heat.
Once hot add the chopped onion and cook for 3-4 minutes or until starting to soften.
Once softened, add the grated ginger and garlic to the pan and cook for 1 minute or until fragrant.

3

Meanwhile add the basmati rice, a pinch of salt and 300 ml cold water to a pot with a lid and bring to boil over a high heat.
Once boiling, reduce the heat to very low and cook, covered, for 10-15 minutes or until all the water has absorbed and the rice is cooked.
Start timer 15 Minutes

4

Meanwhile, chop roughly coconut cream and dissolve it in 300 ml boiled water. Add to it 1/2 vegetable stock cube and stir well until all dissolved.
This is your coconut stock.

5

Add the curry powder and ground tumeric to the onion and cook for 30 sec.
Next add the tomato paste, chopped chilli and 1 tsp sugar and cook for a further 1 min.
After this add the coconut stock and cook for 1-2 min or until starting to reduce.

6

Meanwhile wash the spinach, then chop it roughly.
Add chopped spinach to the curry and stir continuously for 1-2 min or until wilted.

7

Meanwhile cut the basa fillets into bite-sized pieces.
Place the chopped basa over the curry and cook, covered for 4-5 min or until cooked through.
Tip: your fish is cooked when it turns opaque and flakes easily.

8

Meanwhile chop the coriander including stalks.
Stir chopped coriander through the cooked rice.

9

Serve the goan fish curry over coriander rice.
Enjoy.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 bowl

Servings 0


Amount Per Serving
Calories 463
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g14%

Saturated Fat 6g30%
Cholesterol 55mg19%
Sodium 351mg15%
Potassium 414mg12%
Total Carbohydrate 66.1g23%

Dietary Fiber 5.1g21%
Sugars 4.8g
Protein 29.3g59%

Calcium 8%
Iron 28%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.