Grilled Cod in Banana Leaf With Curry and Coconut Cream

What You’ll Need:

For the Coconut Cream

½ Cup Coconut Milk

1 ½ Tsp Rice Flour

1 Tsp Sugar

Salt to Taste

For the Grilled Cod

2 Large Eggs

2 Tbsp Oyster Sauce

1 ½ Tbsp Fish Sauce

1/3 Cup Curry Paste (preferably Patak’s Tiki Masala brand)

¼ Cup Cilantro, Chopped

2 Stalks Green Onion, Thinly Sliced

1 ½ lbs Fresh Cod, Cut Into 1in Pieces

4 Large Section of Banana Leaves (you can find these fresh or frozen in most grocery stores)

1 Lime, Cut Into Quarters

What You’ll Do:

  1. First for the coconut cream…
  2. Mix the coconut milk, rice flour, salt and sugar into a small sauce pan and heat whisking until thickened. Set aside and keep warm.
  3. Whisk together the eggs, oyster sauce, fish sauce, curry paste in a large bowl.
  4. Add the fish, scallion and half of the cilantro and carefully stir to combine.
  5. Spoon a quarter of the mixture into the middle of banana leaf.
  6. Fold ends of banana leaf inward topping the fish then roll the sides over the fish like a burrito.
  7. Set over a charcoal grill or grill pan over the stove cooking until done… about 5-7 minutes per side.
  8. To serve, slice banana leaf down the middle exposing the fish and remove excess on sides with knife.
  9. Move onto a plate and top with the coconut cream, a squeeze of lime and cilantro.
  10. Serve with your favorite rice.
  11. Enjoy!

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