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Cod curry-coco

A simple and healthy recipe

I’m suggesting this recipe of fish with exotic tastes, easy to cook and full of healthy ingredients !

Benefits of the three main ingredients


Cod is a white fish, rich in Omega-3, therefore good for the hormonal, immune and circulatory systems.

It’s full of proteins and contains little calories and fat.

However, because of intensive fishing, it’s endangered, so as for salmon for example, be careful with what you buy ! Choose organic fish and, if you can of course, buy local !

If I still suggest it for this recipe, it’s because of its light taste, ideal even for those who don’t like fish too much.


Contrary to stereotypes, curry isn’t a spice but mixed spices.

Coming from India, where it’s prepared by grinding spices with a bit of fat over a fire, it was first brought over by English settlers in the 18th century.

In the Madras Curry, we find in general : pepper, curcum, coriander, cumin, mustard seeds, black pepper, caloupilé leafs, ginger, garlic, cardamome.

Many other curries exist, lighter or stronger, but this yellow curry is the most commonly found.

Thanks to these spices, curry is full of antioxydants, eases digestion, increases the immune system, is a good source of vitamin E and helps fighting off aging.

Coconut milk

Different from coconut juice, this milk is obtained by mixing shredded coconut pulp with boiling water.

It includes :

lauric acid, good against infections and bad cholesterol.

magnesium, which helps with arterial pressure and stress.

phosphorus, which fortifies bones, and selenium which helps fighting arthritis and joint inflammations.

vitamins and minerals.

Furthermore, it’s a non-dairy milk, to help reducing your intake of dairy products.

The recipe in 5 steps !

To cook this simple recipe, you will need :

For 2 :

  • 2 cod fillets
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 0,5 onion
  • 12,5 cl coconut milk
  • 5 cl water
  • 1 teaspoon of curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

1 – Cut the onion and pepper in small pieces, and fry them in olive oil for about 5 minutes.

2 – Add the curry and mix for 1 to 2 minutes.

3 – Add the water and coconut milk.

4 – When the sauce is simmering, add the cod, cut in large pieces.

5 – Add salt and pepper according to your taste, and let it all simmer for a good 10 minutes. Bon appétit !

Easy, isn’t it ?

white plate with rice and cod curry coco

You can replace the cod with another fish, of with chicken. I served with rice, but why not use pastas, boulghour, quinoa…

Vegan alternative : replace the fish with tofu !