Tilapia in Coconut Curry Sauce

Tilapia in Coconut Curry Sauce
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Curry is a popular dish in several Asian countries. Try this delicious fish curry recipe served over brown rice with a side of veggies.

  • Prep time
    10 min
  • Servings
    1 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 filet
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

1 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 filet
  • Amount per serving Calories 205

  • Total Fat 4.5g
    • Trans Fat 2.3g
  • Cholesterol 50mg
  • Sodium 105mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 17g
    • Dietary Fiber 1g
  • Protein 25g


  • sesame oil
    1/2 tsp
  • nonstick cooking spray
  • small onion (thinly sliced)
  • Thai-style red curry paste
    2 tbsp
  • garlic (minced)
    1 clove
  • unsweetened coconut milk beverage
    1 cup
  • natural peanut butter
    1 tbsp
  • black pepper
    1 tsp
  • tilapia (skinless)
  • cooked brown rice
    1 1/2 cup


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

  2. In an oven safe sauté pan, add sesame oil and a generous amount of cooking spray over medium heat. Add onions and sauté until they turn clear but not brown, about 5 minutes.

  3. Stir in curry paste, garlic, coconut milk and peanut butter and simmer until slightly reduced.

  4. Season each tilapia filet with ground black pepper. Add filets to curry, coating both sides.

  5. Place pan in the oven for 15-20 minutes or until tilapia is just cooked through.

  6. Serve curry over 1/3 cup brown rice.