Poached Cod in Thai Curry Sauce

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  • Olive oil
  • 2 large shallots, sliced
  • 6 cloves of garlic, sliced
  • 2 inch piece of ginger, cut into thin strips
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 2 tbsp. Thai red curry paste
  • 1 15 oz. can coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp. fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp. rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • 4 cod fillets

To serve

  • sautéed garlic spinach
  • steamed rice
  • cilantro for garnish


  1. Into a large pan add a splash of olive oil and sauté the shallots, garlic and ginger until they get a little color and soften.
  2. Add the red bell pepper and curry paste, cook for three minutes then add the remaining sauce ingredients, coconut milk, fish sauce, sugar and vinegar.
  3. Bring the sauce to a simmer and add the fish fillets, nestle them in-between the vegetables and spoon sauce over the top.
  4. Cook the fish till done, 10-15 minutes depending on the size. When a fork is inserted into the center and turned the fish should flake and not resist.
  5. Serve with sautéed spinach, rice and garnish with cilantro.

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