Fish with Flaked Coconut

Fish with Flaked Coconut Recipe

Fish with Flaked Coconut

Fish with Flaked Coconut Recipe

  Ingredients: 

  • ½ cup
  • 2 cups
  • 500 g
  • ½ teaspoon
  • 1 teaspoon
  • 1 tablespoon
  • 1
  • 1
  • 2 tablespoons
  • 3 cloves
  • 3
  • Desiccated coconut
  • Flaked coconut
  • Firm white fish fillets
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Turmeric
  • Lime Juice
  • Star anise
  • Cinnamon stick
  • Cumin seeds
  • Dried chili
  • Garlic, crushed

Medium onion, finely sliced

Direction:

  • Spread the both desiccated and flaked coconut on an oven tray and toast it in a slow 150oC oven for 10 minutes or until it is dark golden, shaking the tray occasionally.
  • Place the fish, pepper, turmeric and lime juice in a frying pan, cover with water and simmer gently for 15 minutes or until the fish flakes when tested with a fork.
  • Remove the fish fillets from the liquid and allow to cool slightly before flaking it into pieces.
  • Dry-roast the star anise, cinnamon stick, cumin seeds and chili in a frying pan over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  • Transfer to a food processor or a mortar and pestle and grind to a fine powder.
  • Heat the oil in a wok, add the garlic, onion and spice powder, and stir-fry over medium to high heat for 10 minutes or until the onion is soft.
  • Heat the oil in a wok, add the garlic, onion and spice powder, and stir-fry over medium to high heat for 10 minutes or until the onion is soft.
  • Add the fish and coconut to the wok.
  • Using 2 wooden spoons, toss the fish in the pan for 5 minutes or until heated through.
  • Serve with steamed rice.
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