Pacific Island Fish in Coconut Sauce

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Stewie

This was posted in response to a request re: coconuts. It is not especially "Heart Smart" so I would categorize it as a special dish for an occasional treat.

Top Review by Jane C.

Stunning so delicious. I used tarakihi fish and coconut milk instead of cream. Cherry tomatos and capers. This will be a regular recipe for me. Yum thanks

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. To Make the Sauce: In a small saucepan mix coconut cream, onion, salt, chilli, lemon juice, and the cornstarch (mixed to a paste with a little of the cold coconut cream).
  2. Bring the mixture to a boiling point, stirring all the time.
  3. Do not allow sauce to boil hard as it will become lumpy.
  4. Simmer for 3 minutes, then remove from the heat.
  5. Dip pieces of fish in flour seasoned with salt and pepper.
  6. Brown lightly in hot oil.
  7. Place the fish in a casserole dish and pour the sauce over the top.
  8. Garnish with slices of tomato.
  9. Bake at 300F degrees for 20 minutes.

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