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    Pacific Halibut in Coconut Curry - Adapted from Vij's

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    2 hrs 30 mins

    2 hrs

    30 mins

    Chef #573036's Note:

    Serve this with naan or rice. I have reduced the amount of oil from the original recipe. The cooking time does not include the time for the coconut curry as I prepare while the fish is marinating.

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    Coconut curry


    1. 1
      Mix oil, cayenne, mustard seeds and fenugreek leaves in large mixing bowl. Add fish and mix well. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
    2. 2
      Coconut Curry.
    3. 3
      Heat oil in medium pot on medium heat for 1 minute. Add curry leaves and allow them to sizzle for about 45 seconds. The leaves should shrivel a bit. Add garlic and saute for 3 to 4 minutes until lightly brown. Add onions and saute until brown, about 10 minutes. Stir in tomatoes and cumin, coriander, salt, cayenne and cloves. Continue cooking for 8 minutes or until the water from the tomatoes has evaporated. Add water and coconut milk. Bring to boil. cover, reduce the heat and simmer for about 15 minutes.
    4. 4
      Finish the Halibut:.
    5. 5
      Spread the breadcrumbs on a plate. Dip each fillet in crumbs, making sure that both sides of each piece are coated. Arrange fish on baking tray.
    6. 6
      Heat 1/2 tsbp of oil in a small nonstick frying pan on medium-heat for 1 minute. Sear fillet 2 to 3 minutes. Gently turn over and sear for another 2 to 3 minutes. Turn the fillet again and cook another 2 minutes. Turn over again and cook for another 1 to 2 minutes or until fish is cooked through. Place the fillets in the bowls you will serve them inches Repeat with the remaining fish.
    7. 7
      To serve:.
    8. 8
      Place 1 fish fillet in a bowl. Using a slotted spoon, take out and discard the cloves. Gently pour 1/6 of curry over the fish.
    9. 9
      Wine: Muscat Ottonel.

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    Nutritional Facts for Pacific Halibut in Coconut Curry - Adapted from Vij's

    Serving Size: 1 (478 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 591.5
    Calories from Fat 285
    Total Fat 31.7 g
    Saturated Fat 9.9 g
    Cholesterol 70.2 mg
    Sodium 2416.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 25.6 g
    Dietary Fiber 3.9 g
    Sugars 7.4 g
    Protein 51.2 g

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    dried fenugreek leaves

    curry leaves

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