Fish with Flaked Coconut Recipe

Fish with Flaked Coconut Recipe

Ingredients :

500 g firm white fish fillets

2 cups flaked coconut

1/2 cup desiccated coconut

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1 teaspoon turmeric

1 tablespoon lime juice

1 star anise

1 cinnamon stick

2 teaspoons cumin seeds

1 dried chili

2 tablespoons cooking oil

3 cloves garlic, crushed

2 large onion, finely sliced

 

Method :

Toast the desiccated and flaked coconut on an oven tray in a slow oven at 150oC for 10 minutes or until the coconuts are dark golden. Shake the oven tray occasonally. Heat up a frying pan with the fish fillets, pepper, turmeric and lime juice. 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. Set aside to cool slightly before flaking the fish fillet into pieces. Heat up a frying pan over medium heat and dry roast the star anise, cumin seeds, chili and cinnamon stick for about 5 minutes. Transfer to a food process and grind to a fine powder. Heat a wok with oil, add the garlic, spice powder, onion and stir-fry over medium to high heat for 10 minutes or until the onion is softened. Add the coconut and fish to the wok. Toss the fish in the pan for 5 minutes or until thorougly heated. Serve hot with boil white rice.

 

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