Curried Coconut Steamed Fish

Published on
March 14, 2024
If the recipe title sounds complicated, it couldn't be further from the truth. This is a true one pan wonder with 5 steps, the final being eat!
steamed fish in parchment with vegetables and curry seasoning
Prep Time:
10 Minutes
Cook Time:
18-20 Minutes
Difficulty Level:

1 tablespoon Curry Seasoning

4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter, room temperature

4 pieces parchment paper (1/2 sheet size or 18x13" sheets)

1 cup couscous, uncooked, divided

1 cup coconut milk, divided

4  pieces white fish - 6 ounces each (halibut, mahi mahi, cod), divided

Salt and Pepper to taste

2 cloves garlic, sliced thinly

1 small zucchini, quartered

1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

1/2 cup raisins

1/2 cup cilantro, finely chopped

4 teaspoons olive oil


1. Preheat oven to 400°F.

2. In a small bowl combine the Curry and butter. Transfer to a piece of plastic wrap, twist tightly to create a log shape. Freeze. Once frozen slice into 4 portions. Freeze until ready to use.

3. In the middle of each piece of parchment paper, add 1/4 cup couscous, 1/4 cup coconut milk and 1 portion of fish. Season fish with salt and pepper. Then evenly distribute the garlic, zucchini, tomatoes, raisins, cilantro, and olive oil. Top each piece of fish with 1 portion of the frozen Curry butter.

4. Bring the short edges of the parchment together above the fish and fold down until just taut. Then tuck under the long edges under the fish. Place in a rimmed baking sheet.

5. Bake for 15 -20 minutes or until internal temperature of the fish is 132°F. Serve immediately.

Recipe Tip:
Not a fan of coconut milk? Try chicken stock instead.
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