Fish Fillets in Coconut Sauce

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by dale7793

A tasty dish of fish fillets cooked in a lime, coconut and pineapple flavoured sauce. This recipe is originally from Culinaria Caribbean. Prep time does not include marinating time.

Top Review by basya

I skimped a bit on the coconut milk (used most of it the other night in pina coladas), but the recipe came out delightful. My kids like food a bit bland, so I added more pepper to my own plate. I served this on fresh basmati rice and it was great. Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash and pat dry the fish.
  2. Place the fillets in a ceramic dish and pour over the lime juice and sprinkle with salt, pepper and oregano.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for a few hours.
  4. Saute the onion, garlic, tomato and celery in the olive oil for about 1 minute.
  5. Add the coconut milk, pineapple juice, bay leaf and tomato paste.
  6. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  7. In another pan brown the fish lightly on both sides.
  8. Pour the sauce over the fish in the pan.
  9. Simmer for five minutes, turning the fish once.
  10. Sprinkle the chopped fresh parsley over the fish and serve with rice and maybe a fresh salad.

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