Halibut in Creamy Coconut Sauce

4 people
Prep Time:
00h 00
Cook Time:
00h 20

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Ingredients and Method


  • 4 halibut
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 can unsweetened coconut milk (13.5 ounces)
  • 2 scallions, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh lemongrass
  • 1 teaspooon lime, zested
  • 1 teaspoon lime, juiced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated and peeled
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, grated
  • 4 cups chopped stemmed kale
  • sliced red chile, for garnish


  1. Season fish. In nonstick skillet, cook fish in oil over medium-high heat until flaky, 4 to 5 minutes per side.
  2. Transfer to plate. In same skillet, add coconut milk, scallions, lemongrass, lime zest and juice, ginger, and garlic; season.
  3. Bring to simmer. Cover; cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Add kale. Cover; cook for about 1 minute. Arrange fish on top of sauce. Cover; cook until kale is tender and fish is heated through, 1 to 2 minutes. Garnish with chile.