Recipe

Coconut-poached fish with spinach

  • 35 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

Coconut-poached fish with spinach
  • 1 1/2 cup (300g) jasmine rice
  • 2 400ml cans coconut milk
  • 3 centimetre (15g) fresh ginger, thinly sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoon sambal oelek
  • 4 180g firm white fish fillets
  • 250 gram frozen spinach, thawed, drained
  • 2 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoon fried shallots

Method

Coconut-poached fish with spinach
  • 1
    Cook rice in a large saucepan of boiling water until tender; drain.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, combine coconut milk, ginger, garlic, sauce, sugar and sambal in a large frying pan; bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 10 minutes. Add fish and simmer, covered, about 10 minutes or until fish is cooked. Remove fish from pan.
  • 3
    Add spinach and juice to pan. Stir until hot.
  • 4
    Serve fish with coconut spinach and rice. Sprinkle with green onion and fried shallots.

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