Black Cod With Lime and Coconut

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 45 mins

A Caribbean dish found in Bon Appetit. Perfect for summer!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F Sprinkle fish with salt and pepper; place in 11x7x2" glass baking dish. Drizzle with 1 1/2 teaspoons lime juice.
  2. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add leek over medium heat. Add leek and garlic; saute 7 minutes. Add coconut milk and remaining lime juic; boil until thick, about 4 minutes. Stir in lime peel.
  3. Spoon sauce over fish. Bake about 20 minutes, until fish is just opaque in center. Transfer to platter. Whisk juices in baking dish. Spoon around fish, top with cilantro.


Most Helpful

I used green onions instead of leeks, sesame oil instead of olive oil; chopped in a serrano pepper with a small knob of ginger and added a tablespoon of fish sauce and a teaspoon of sugar to the sauce. I also chopped a little mint with the cilantro. The fish was cooked perfectly and tasted great!

andreafortunoff June 03, 2014

We love cod, lime and coconut so we were glad to find this recipe. It needed something -- definitely salt and maybe hot chilies or ginger. I'll keep working with it, though, because the basics work well.

fluffernutter June 17, 2008

I used onions instead of leeks and added some butter to the saute. I also covered the tray with foil during baking to keep the moisture in. The coconut and lime blend taste very delicious.

Snowgal October 06, 2007

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