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Coconut Curry Cod


  • 2-3 lbs cod
  • 1/2 sweet yellow onion
  • 4-5 cloves garlic, diced
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger, julienned
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seed (or ground if you don’t have)
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seed (or ground if you don’t have)
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 2 tbsp shredded coconut
  • 1 spicy chili pepper (optional – habanero)
  • 1 tsp dried cilantro (if you have)
  • 1/2 bunch fresh cilantro
  • 1 bunch spinach leaves
  • 1 can coconut cream
  • salt & pepper


  • In a pan, start by toasting your spices (cumin, fennel, garam masala, dried cilantro) and shredded coconut lightly and set aside
  • Add some coconut oil to a pan and cook the onion, and half the garlic and ginger
  • Add the toasted spices to the pan
  • Add coconut cream and bring to a simmer
  • Add cod pieces, whole or chopped into smaller 2″-3″ pieces
  • Let simmer for 3-4 minutes
  • Add the rest of the chopped ginger and garlic
  • Add salt and pepper
  • If you like it spicy, add a chopped chili pepper
  • Add spinach, cover and cook for a few minutes
  • Remove from heat and serve with cilantro lime rice

George Christidis