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Seafood Curry

Updated February 23, 2016
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This quick curry is flavored with chiles, coconut, and lime

Makes4 servings

Preparation Time15 min

Preparation Time - Text15 mins

Cooking Time10 min

Cooking Time - Text12

CostModerate

Easy

Total Timeunder 1 hour

OccasionCasual Dinner Party, Family Get-together, Formal Dinner Party

Recipe Coursemain course

Equipmentfood processor

Mealdinner

Taste and Texturehot & spicy, meaty, savory

Ingredients

  • 1 lb 5 oz (600g) skinless white fish fillets, such as cod or haddock, cut into bite-sized pieces, rinsed and patted dry
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground turmeric
  • ½ onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp peeled and chopped fresh ginger
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp black mustard seeds
  • 4 green cardamom pods, lightly crushed
  • 2–4 dried red chiles, lightly crushed
  • 2 cups canned coconut milk
  • 12 large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Cilantro leaves and lemon wedges, to garnish

Instructions

Put the fish in a nonmetallic bowl. Sprinkle with the salt and turmeric. Set aside.

Purèe the onion, ginger, and garlic in a blender or a food processor. Heat a large wok or deep frying pan over high heat until hot. Add the oil and swirl it to coat the bottom of the pan. Reduce the heat to medium. Add the mustard seeds, cardamom pods, and chile and stir until the mustard seeds sputter and "jump." Add the onion paste and cook, stirring often, for 3 minutes until it just begins to color.

Stir in the coconut milk. Boil for 2 minutes. Reduce the heat to medium-low and add the fish, with any juices in the bowl. Spoon the sauce over the fish and simmer for 2 minutes, occasionally basting the fish with the sauce, taking care not to break up fish.

Add the shrimp to the pan and simmer for a 2 minutes more, or until the shrimp turn opaque and the fish flakes easily. Add the lime juice and season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve hot, garnished with the cilantro leaves and lemon wedges.

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