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Sabee fish (Coconut curry with snapper)

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  • High in protein
  • High in dietary fibre
  • No added sugar
  • Shellfish free
  • Wheat free
  • Soy free
  • Peanut free
  • Nut free
  • Lactose free
  • Gluten free
  • Egg free
  • Dairy free

A family favourite, Nornie Bero’s warming coconut curry with snapper is a must-try recipe. Cook the ingredients well to let all the mouth-watering flavours come through.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time55 minutes
  • Prep time20 minutes
Sabee fish (Coconut curry with snapper)


  • 1/3 cup (80ml) olive oil
  • 1 large brown onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 lemongrass stems, coarsely chopped
  • 2 celery sticks, finely chopped
  • 2cm-piece ginger, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 2 tbs Keen’s Curry Powder
  • 2 cups (500ml) coconut cream
  • 4 snapper portions
  • 2 tsp sea salt flakes
  • 4 dried bay leaves
  • 1/2 tsp whole pepperberry or black peppercorns
  • 1 cup (200g) white rice
  • 1 cup Warrigal greens or English spinach leaves

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  1. Step 1

    Heat the oil in a medium heavy-based saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic, lemongrass, celery, ginger and coriander. Cook, stirring, for 5-7 mins or until the onion softens. Add curry powder and cook, stirring, for 3 mins or until aromatic. Add the coconut cream and fish and bring to a simmer. Cook for 7 mins or until the mixture thickens.
  2. Step 2

    Add salt, bay leaves, pepperberries or peppercorns and 8 cups (2L) water to the pan. Cook for 15-20 mins or until the mixture reduces slightly. Reduce heat to low and stir in the rice. Cook for 10-15 mins or until the rice is tender and the fish is cooked through.
  3. Step 3

    Add the Warrigal greens or spinach to the pan. Cover and cook for 1 min or until the greens or spinach is wilted. Divide the curry among serving bowls.

Nutrition Information

Per Serve

Energy: 2285kJ/547 Cals (26%)

Protein: 41g (82%)

Fat: 52g (74%)

Sat fat: 28g (117%)

Carb: 44g (14%)

Sugar: 5g (6%)

Fibre: 5g (17%)

Sodium: 1553mg (78%)